STAT: In coronavirus response, AI is becoming a useful tool in a global outbreak, data experts say

February 3, 2020

STAT reports that artificial intelligence is not going to stop the new coronavirus or replace the role of expert epidemiologists. But for the first time in a global outbreak, it is becoming a useful tool in efforts to monitor and respond to the crisis. Boston Children’s Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, explains that the field has evolved dramatically and AI is meant to supplement information-gathering work of public health leaders by compiling and filtering information to help them make decisions in rapidly changing situations. Read more from STAT.