chatbots

Motivation for using chatbots for mental health

Motivation for using chatbots for mental health

Researchers assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting.

Chatbots help decrease opioid use after surgery

Chatbots help decrease opioid use after surgery

A study showed that patients receiving messages from a chatbot used fewer opioids after fracture surgery, and their overall pain level fell, too.

COVID-19: can chatbot ease medical providers' burden?

COVID-19: can chatbot ease medical providers' burden?

Research found that chatbots working for reputable organizations can ease the burden on medical providers and offer trusted guidance to those with symptoms.

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced a new collaboration with OptraHEALTH to implement a cognitive chatbot named Gene to provide genetic and financial assistance information to prospective patients.

Covid-19: chatbots could be used to deliver psychotherapy

Covid-19: chatbots could be used to deliver psychotherapy

Researchers show chatbots could play a key role in helping people with issues around their health and wellbeing.

An AI companion for lonely seniors

An AI companion for lonely seniors

Scientists are creating chatbots thet can express and respond to emotion during a conversation—including AI companions that could help relieve loneliness for seniors.