Insights from a health care recruiter: The impact of AI

Insights from a health care recruiter: The impact of AI

The health care industry’s reliance on artificial intelligence is increasing – does this mean that jobs in health care are disappearing? Hear from Dan Hobson of Hobson Health Recruitment.

Is AI erasing opportunities in health care?

Artificial intelligence is always a hot topic, and it’s certainly on the
rise in health care. We’re seeing very practical implementation of technology,
like doctor consultations via video, through to amazing innovations, like the
3D printing of human organs. It’s natural to assume that perhaps, there’s less
of a need for human intervention, when the capability of a machine is so

But rest assured, there is always going to be a need for the human touch. “An artificial intelligence system can’t have emotion or reactions, so it’s about those soft skills – attitude, platitude and gratitude – artificial intelligence can’t actually gauge that” explains Dan. The (often dramatised) notion of emotionally-intelligent machinery isn’t our reality quite yet, so until then, there’s still an abundance of roles available for humans who are keen to make a difference.

Hear more from Dan

We chatted to Dan about a number of topics – check out what else he has to say about the health care industry:

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