March 11, 2020

Patient Perspectives on the Use of Artificial Intelligence for Skin Cancer Screening

Caroline A. Nelson, MDLourdes Maria Pérez-Chada, MD, MMScAndrew Creadore, BSSara Jiayang Li, BSKelly Lo, BSPriya ManjalyAshley Bahareh Pournamdari, BAElizabeth Tkachenko, BSJohn S. Barbieri, MD, MBAJustin M. Ko, MD, MBAAlka V. Menon, PhDRebecca Ivy Hartman, MD, MPHArash Mostaghimi, MD, MPA, MPH

In this paper we used qualitative methods to evaluate patient’s attitudes towards artificial intelligence (AI) in dermatology. We found that overall, patients are receptive of the idea of using AI in skin cancer screenings as long as the human physician-patient relationship is preserved. Listen to Dr. Caroline Nelson, medical dermatologist at the Yale School of Medicine, discuss this topic in an interview with the JAMA Dermatology below:

Check out related editorial in JAMA Dermatology by Dr. Carrie L. Kovarik : Patient Perspectives on the Use of Artificial Intelligence



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