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.