Fierce Healthcare May 25, 2023
By Heather Landi

UNC Health has been tapped to test-drive Epic’s generative AI tools to help overworked clinicians respond to a deluge of patient messages.

Large language models like ChatGPT and Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI service have only been available to the public for a few months, but tech leaders at a handful of health systems are eager to be early adopters.

“We think this technology is going to be and is already becoming transformative and we just see it as a tremendous opportunity to provide assistance for our frontline care teams,” Brent Lamm, UNC Health’s senior vice president and chief information officer, said in an interview.

The initial rollout will begin with five to 10 physicians at UNC Health. The program...

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