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Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare: Will AI Take Your Job? (Webinar T6083) 092419 Tue, Sep 24, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Healthcare Workforce: Will AI Take Your Job? (Webinar T6083)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. EDT

The fee is $195 for one phone line with unlimited participants. For each additional line/connection there will be an additional charge.


Speaker: John Banja, PhD

Professor and Medical Ethicist

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Center for Ethics at Emory University

Dr. Banja has conducted research and educational projects with numerous federal and private organizations. He currently serves as the editor of the American Journal of Bioethics-Neuroscience. His research interests include patient safety, neuroethics and ethical dilemmas occurring in clinical and translational research. His most recent book, Medical Errors and Medical Narcissism, was published in 2005.

The speaker has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.

Course Curriculum:

The history of technological development and its use has clearly shown that new technologies have created more jobs than they replaced. Innovative technologies frequently result in greater demand and, thus, greater productivity, which has been good for job markets. However, artificial intelligence products, especially the ones characterized by “deep learning” computational functions, are generating great concern among futurists who worry that once these technologies become adopted, they will increasingly assume human job functions without improving job prospects for human workers. In effect, they will simply take over. Already, numerous job sectors including banking, delivery services, assembly line tasks, and various sectors in the food industry are expected to be replaced by AI run devices over the next five to twenty years.

This presentation will examine these projections within the healthcare industry. Concerns have been expressed that AI technologies will assume numerous job functions including image dependent disciplines, coding and billing functions, and voice recognition and natural language processing activities. The current level of private investment in these technologies is immense, and it is a virtual certainty that numerous AI driven technologies will be appearing in western hospitals and clinics in the very near future

Continuing Education Credits:

Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approved for 1.0 Contact Hours

The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of nursing home administrator credits by the Georgia Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Approved for 1.0 contact hours in professional development / integrity, resident care management, leadership skills, and management.

If you are registering from an out-of-state hospital association, please contact Bess Zappa at 770-249-4542.