Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla suggested that machines could replace 80% of doctors. He describes an average consultation with a GP as “a routine diagnosis with a standard treatment … something a computer algorithm could do if the treatment involved no harm, or at least do as well as the median doctor”.
Is this prediction a threat or an opportunity for nurses?
What elements of nursing practice could be replaced by algorithms?
What impact does technology currently have on practice?
What technology would help you provide patient care?