5 Reasons Why Artificial Intelligence Won’t Replace Physicians

| May 24, 2018

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Hype and fears surround artificial intelligence taking jobs in healthcare. Will it render physicians obsolete? Will it replace the majority of medical professionals? The Medical Futurist decided to set things straight. Here are five fundamental reasons why A.I. won’t replace doctors and never will.

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