Friday, 4 October 2019 | 9.00-11.30 |
The implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the future of healthcare have been hotly debated in recent years. Amid fears around ethical constraints and the possibility of job losses for the workforce, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: if we want AI and robotics to have a positive impact on health outcomes for patients and citizens, we need to move on from current discussion on the technology, to outlining crucial organisational changes for healthcare providers and systems, as well as addressing the skillsets future healthcare professionals (HCPs) will require to work successfully with AI.
This session will offer a primer on how AI will affect the day-to-day operations for some key specialties (e.g. oncology, ophthalmology and radiology), and cover how care providers and national & regional health systems should transform their organisations to benefit from a maximum positive impact of AI. We will address the skills needed by (current and future) HCPs working in these new organisatinoal formats and highlight how the medical curriculum should evolve to train HCPs of the 21st century.
The full list of speakers will be announced shortly.