We spoke to Tim Whittleson, Urologist at North Bristol NHS Trust. Tim gave us his thoughts on AI in medicine ahead of his presentation (AI – the legacy of COVID-19?) at Intelligent Health Inspired (25 – 27 May 2020), the world's largest online summit dedicated to AI in medicine.
Q: What excites you most about the application of AI in healthcare?
The scale of change.
Q: What’s your biggest fear about the application of AI in health/medicine?
That society is suspicious and this retards development.
Q: How do you think AI will make its biggest mark in healthcare in the next 5 years? 10 years? 20 years?
5 Years: diagnostics and planning
10 years: therapeutics
20 years: ethics
Q: How do you think AI will change human contact in healthcare?
It will give us back time to listen and care.
Q: What does AI mean for the skill requirements of health professionals? How will it change?
Health professionals will need to be agile to identify the problems that need fixing.
Tim will speak at Intelligent Health Inspired (25 – 27 May 2020), the world's largest online summit dedicated to AI in medicine. Join Tim and the global AI and healthcare community to create a future where AI will revolutionize health and #saveliveswithai
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