Here are some of the usual warning signs. Now go see a doctor. Those two sentences sum up what we assume is the prudent way to lean on software’s medical info world when that itch, cough or pain looks serious. Now there is cause to wonder if we can think about leaning in even more.
Babylon Health is using artificial intelligence to offer medical information through a symptom checker app, reported New Scientist, IT Pro and numerous other sites watching this company’s possible impact on our health systems.
Via this app, patients can receive health feedback based on what the patients tell the bot.
A number of reports quoted Professor Martin Marshall, vice chair of the RCGP, however, who said no single app can do what a human general practitioner does in being mindful of physical, psychological and social factors that may be impacting a patient’s health. Prof. Marshall said real clinical scenarios do not always have cut and dried answers.
The company showed off its chatbot at an event held at the Royal College of Physicians.