The impact of AI: Bill Morice, M.D., Ph.D.

Answers from the Lab

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be an excellent tool for enhancing patient care and streamlining efficiencies in the lab. But because of its potential risks, AI must be thoughtfully and responsibly applied, both now and in the future.

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, to talk about how AI is impacting laboratories and pathology medicine.

Specific topics of discussion include: 

  • How AI and machine learning impacts laboratorians.
  • Examples of how Mayo Clinic is applying AI in its laboratory operations, including in detection of intestinal protozoa in trichrome-stained stool specimens.
  • Regulation and reimbursement questions surrounding digital pathology.
  • Potential impacts of new AI developments, such as ChatGPT.
  • How pathologists can stay informed and engaged as AI progresses.

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Answers from the Lab is a Mayo Clinic Laboratories curated podcast sharing knowledge and advancements regarding the state of testing, laboratory science, and the people who make it all happen behind the scenes. 

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Suzanne Ferguson

Suzanne Ferguson is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories and has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2014. Outside of work, Suzanne can be found traveling, reading and spending time with her family.