As interest in AI gains momentum, experts weigh its role in health care’s future

Nick Schiltz points at a computer screen to demonstrate AI capabilities in nursing

As interest grows around artificial intelligence, experts believe emerging technologies could lead to big changes in health care. Development in AI could provide assistive tools to busy caregivers and all for medicine to be tailored to a patient's specific needs.

Conversations around the potential of AI in health care have gained momentum in recent years, but the concept has been around for some time.


Dr. Nicholas Schiltz, an assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, said generative AI has the potential to simplify routine processes in health care.

"Nurses, doctors, the thing that they're lacking the most is time," he said. "And so, I think this technology has a lot of promise to automate some of the tasks that they do in terms of documenting."

Read the full article in Crain's Cleveland Business from Nov. 30.