The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare. The Future of Primary Care Medicine
Altamimi, Hussain Akram
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In just the past six years, advances in computer hardware, the development of new algorithms, and great collections of data have created an environment rich in the development of Artificial Intelligence. Meanwhile, every year millions of Americans young and old, rich and poor continue to seek medical care. This study conducts a qualitative analysis through interviews with primary care physicians and literature review of journal publications about medical professionals and their willingness, thoughts, and reservations about using Artificial Intelligence image recognition software in their medical practice. This paper draws two conclusions one, that doctors are open to using Artificial Intelligence in supportive capacities helping them in diagnosing patients; and doctors do not believe Artificial Intelligence programs should serve patients alone. Two, This paper recommends that the U.S. Senate Amend Senate Bill 2217 “The Future of AI,” Act to include an exploratory subcommittee that will continue and expand the research conducted in this study and recommend policies that promote the adoption of Artificial Intelligence in the medical field.
- MA in Policy Studies