The Future of Population Health Management: Artificial Intelligence as a Cost-Effective Behavior Change and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Solution

Natalie Stein
2017 MOJ Public Health  
Obesity and chronic diseases are pressing public health concerns, and population health management is one strategy to mitigate their consequences. Prevention and management are often possible through lifestyle changes, but the shortage of healthcare resources prevents large numbers of patients from receiving help in changing health behaviors. Artificial intelligence AI platforms have the potential to increase patients' access to care and deliver cost-effective, individualized care. Some
more » ... tions have already shown to be engaging to patients and effective for weight loss and other outcomes, and the future of AI in healthcare can include further research and specialized programs for a variety of chronic conditions.
doi:10.15406/mojph.2017.06.00188 fatcat:e6ihhod4cvhlhipwtjbh27wgui