Medical Writing Trends in medical writing Artificial intelligence – will we be replaced by robots?

Volume 28, Issue 3 - Trends in medical writing

Artificial intelligence – will we be replaced by robots?

Abstract

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly dominate the news with billions of dollars in funding invested to combine AI with machine learning and data science across many disciplines, including medicine and healthcare. Within the context of scholarly scientific and academic publishing, AI is seen also as a potential means of bringing mores peed, efficiency, and effectiveness to current and increasingly challenged processes and systems as well as supporting open science principles.

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Introduction
President's Message
EMWA News
Omics in silico and other trends in biomedical research: Impact on how and what we write
Catching the wave of lifestyle medicine
Artificial intelligence – will we be replaced by robots?
Now more than ever, scientists must speak up for science
When less is more: Medical writers as guardians of curated content
Predatory publishing – what medical communicators need to know
AMWA – EMWA – ISMPP Joint Position Statement on Predatory Publishing
How to combat medical misinformation with a sound content strategy
Subcontracting: Not for the faint of heart
Lay summaries and writing for patients: Where are we now and where are we going?
Clinical trial disclosure: Perspective from a medical writer for a contract research organisation
The 360° approach to authoring risk management plans
Trends in regulatory writing: A brief overview for aspiring medical writers
The medical writing landscape in China
News from the EMA
Regulatory Matters
Medical Communications and Writing for Patients
In the Bookstores
Getting Your Foot in the Door
Veterinary Medical Writing
Medical Devices
My First Medical Writing
Journal Watch
Good Writing Practice
Regulatory Public Disclosure
Out on Our Own

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My First Medical Writing

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