As doctors struggle to cope with long hours and burnout, a handful of tech companies plan to use AI chatbots to reduce the paperwork doctors are required to fill out. ChatGPT can correctly diagnose patients at the level of a third-or fourth-year medical student, but many say the risk of “hallucination” means it should not be used in a medical setting. That being said, a chatbot called Glass AI is using a medical textbook as its source to then list possible diagnoses and treatments.
The creators hope this will increase efficiency, leaving doctors more time to interact directly with patients. AI has been used in various capacities in medicine for over four years now, and it seems it is only getting more helpful.
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