HIMSSCast: What the C-suite needs to know about generative AI’s disruptive effects

Generative artificial intelligence – the kind of AI behind the hugely popular ChatGPT application – already is disrupting the healthcare industry. C-suite executives and other health IT leaders at provider organizations need to know much to keep up and be wary.

Venky Anant is a partner at research and consulting firm McKinsey Digital. He is our guest on this week’s podcast. He has vast expertise in AI and knows well its disruptive potential.


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Talking points:

  • What generative AI is and how it’s different from other forms of AI that have come before it.

  • A variety of use cases for generative AI in healthcare, from clinical to administrative.

  • The benefits it brings.

  • Experts advise caution when healthcare provider organizations want to jump in to generative AI. Why is this?

  • What do healthcare CIOs and other health IT leaders have to be wary of?

  • How will generative AI disrupt the healthcare industry?

  • Advice for healthcare C-suite executives and clinicians when it comes to handling the disruption generative AI brings to the industry.

More about this episode:

Generative AI ‘not reliable yet,’ says Mayo Clinic’s John Halamka

Health system execs bullish on generative AI, but still lack strategy

Senator wants Google to answer for accuracy, ethics of generative AI tool

Duke Health and Microsoft partner to ‘ethically harness’ generative AI

Google Cloud teams with CareCloud to bring generative AI to small practices

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