The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted disparities in healthcare throughout the U.S. over the past several years. Now, with the rise of AI, experts are warning developers to remain cautious while implementing models to ensure those inequities are not exacerbated. 


Dr. Jay Bhatt, practicing geriatrician and managing director of the Center for Health Solutions and Health Equity Institute at Deloitte, sat down with MobiHealthNews to provide his insight into AI’s possible advantages and harmful effects to healthcare. 


MobiHealthNews: What are your thoughts around AI use by companies trying to address health inequity?


Jay Bhatt: I think the inequities we’re trying to address are significant. They’re persistent.