Artificial intelligence and the future of hospitals
What sounds like science fiction is already poised to take other industries by storm in the form of innovations such as self-driving cars, according to The Conversation. Patients will likely be apprehensive; after all, even advanced technology is far from foolproof. But like self-driving cars, medical robots don’t have to be 100 percent reliable–they just need to be more reliable than humans, the article notes.
Healthcare has made strides in adopting intelligent technology, from robots that conduct rounds and collect patient data to decision-support tools such as IBM’s Watson to robotic surgery tools such as da Vinci.
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