UPMC, Microsoft to bring AI into physician burnout fight— 5 insights

Written by Megan Wood | February 17, 2017 | Print  |

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is teaming up with Microsoft to fight physician burnout, according to Trib Live.

Here are five insights:


1. UPMC and Microsoft will leverage artificial intelligence to attempt to decrease physician burnout in a new partnership.


2. Although few details have been released regarding the AI-driven plan, UPMC’s treasurer commented they want to turn a computer into an aid, not an impendent, for a physician and the delivered care.


3. Microsoft reported this partnership represents its New Experiences and Technologies organization’s first healthcare-focused project.


4. The partnership will likely create a new product that will be sold by Microsoft’s research and development sector.


5. The organizations will likely release more details in about six months.  


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