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The fate of medicine in the time of AI.

Coiera E. The fate of medicine in the time of AI. Lancet. 2018;392(10162):2331-2332. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31925-1.

November 28, 2018
Coiera E. Lancet. 2018;392(10162):2331-2332.

Artificial intelligence can improve practice by making synthesized data available in real time to inform frontline decision-making. This commentary describes factors clinicians should consider as artificial intelligence becomes more prevalent in health care and discusses how this technology can enable clinicians to focus on helping patients navigate complex care choices.