Clinical instinct vs AI: Which is best at keeping patients out of hospital?

AI requires black-and-white data, but real life does not work that way, one GP says.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Professor Karin Verspoor (left); Associate Professor Jane Smith (right).

How to stop patients ending up in hospital is Australia’s $60 billion question.

Politicians, taxpayers, doctors and, of course, patients want to avert hospital admissions as evidenced by the Federal Government’s plan for a Frequent Hospital Users Incentive as part of its Medicare reforms.