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Artificial Intelligence – Will Computers Replace Doctors?

Published on Jun 27, 2016

1:56 minute video. Will doctors be replaced with computers? In this digital age, technology like IBM’s computer Watson is creating uncertainty about human-powered professions, including those of physicians. This video describes how the need for empathy and the ability to evaluate hundreds of salient points at once will preserve the careers of physicians. To learn more about healthcare in the digital age, visit http://www.thedoctors.com/digitalmedicine.

Robert M. Wachter, MD, Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine and Chair, Department of Medicine, at University of California, San Francisco, author of New York Times bestseller The Digital Doctor, and a featured speaker at The Doctors Company’s 2016 Executive Advisory Board meeting, offers insight into his belief that artificial intelligence will take over in fields with visual pattern recognition while the rest of medicine will see a transformation with computers and people working side by side. The Executive Advisory Board meeting is a forum where dynamic thought leaders explore topics of importance to modern medical practices in the evolving healthcare environment. The Doctors Company is proud to present diverse viewpoints from world-renowned experts.

To purchase The Digital Doctor by Dr. Wachter, visit Amazon at http://amzn.to/1T2HhQL.

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