7 myths about AI in medicine

Artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine: a subject that’s polarized the public and raises alarm as well as high expectations. However, our lives have already undergone unseen digital transformations in a host of different ways – not just through AI, but also Big Data. We speak to smart speakers and to our smartphones or receive personalized training tips from our fitness trackers. There’s barely a field that has a higher complexity and data-use than medicine – and that makes it a prime area for applying artificial intelligence. There are many myths circulating about the opportunities and risks of using AI in medicine – but these don’t always stand up to a reality check.