Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Ready for Primetime?

Physician sentiment for AI is most positive for applications in administrative tasks and record keeping

  • While a common perception is that younger individuals are more receptive to technology, a recent survey found doctors between ages 44 and 64 were more enthusiastic.
  • Eighty-eight percent of physicians surveyed said it was likely that patients will get misinformation by using generative AI, and 9 in 10 are concerned patients could side with AI-generated information over their doctor's recommendations.
  • Currently, most AI applications are used for researching conditions, electronic health records, office administrative tasks, and patient scheduling.


Medscape. Physicians and AI Report. Accessed January 22, 2024.

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