Key use cases for AI to reduce frequency of ADEs
“Far more people die from adverse reactions to prescriptions and over-the-counter medications than illegal drugs.”
Stephan Fried, Bitter Pills
Adverse drug events (ADEs), one of the most prevalent health care related harmful effects that affects around 2 million Americans annually (vs 10,000 who die from illicit drug use), can be preventable (medication errors) or non-preventable (adverse drug reactions). More than half of these ADEs are preventable. As ADEs are documented via diagnostic codes in health systems, they are very likely to be vastly underestimated.
This Lancet Digital Health…