Kari Ring, MD, Interviewed in Healio About Chatbot Effectiveness

April 4, 2023 by

Kari Ring

Kari Ring, MD

Kari Ring, MD, a UVA Health School of Medicine obstetrician-gynecologist, was interviewed by Healio about chatbot effectiveness identifying high-risk pathogenic variants in cancer genes. “Compared [with] current practice, utilization of a novel chatbot for genetic counseling and testing has the ability to improve access to care, identify more high-risk patients and decrease the cost of genetic testing, ” says Dr. Ring.

The research data was derived from Underkofler K, et al. Modeling and comparison of costs and high-risk variant detection between a genetic counseling chatbot and a traditional genetic counseling pathway that was presented at Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer March 25-28, 2023 in Tampa, Florida.

Read the article in Healio. 


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