Forbes: Health Systems Are Improving Patient Outcomes With AI-Assisted Technology

In Washington, hearings on AI always seem to reach the same conclusion—more government intrusion and regulation is needed, even before we understand what this technology can do. Such intrusion could stifle the promise of AI at the beginning, leaving other countries, such as China, to take the lead.

A better approach would be to focus on the opportunities of AI—healthcare being a great example. AI could play a tremendous role in reducing clinician burden and improving patient experience.

The good news is that we don’t have to speculate too much on how AI can improve healthcare. Hospitals are already deploying AI to improve patient outcomes. Take sepsis, for example. At Kansas City’s Saint Luke’s Health System, where clinicians implemented Epic’s Early Detection of Sepsis system, order-to-antibiotic turnaround time was reduced by 32%, and the mortality index fell by 16%.

Read the full Forbes article: Health Systems Are Improving Patient Outcomes With AI-Assisted Technology

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