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When AI Overrules the Nurses Caring for You

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ๐™๐˜ผ๐™Ž๐™. The Wall Street Journal reports on cases where AI is intended to support nurses in their clinical decision-making, but simply arenโ€™t a substitute for experience and observation.

Augmenting the challenges faced by nurses are rigid policies that donโ€™t allow nurses to override faulty diagnoses and treatment plans set forth by AI.

โ€œArtificial intelligence and other high-tech tools, though nascent in most hospitals, are raising difficult questions about who makes decisions in a crisis: the human or the machine?โ€

This article is another example of the pharma-specific nature of ThinkGenโ€™s Habit Cycle(SM): the tension between behavior belief and feedback is in action here. Examining these nodes can help hospital administrators with these questions.

Will AI ever replace human experience and observation skills? Weโ€™d love to hear what you think!

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