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July 6, 2023, Paper: "The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution has started in earnest. Barely a day goes by without learning of new ways to use AI, including in health care. Studies show that AI chatbots can pass medical licensing board examinations, provide second opinions, and display more compassion than physicians.1-3 What does this mean for physicians? No one knows how AI will ultimately affect medicine, but theory and experience in other industries provide some guidance. Here are 5 observations about the possible effects of AI on medicine."