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Destruction of Medicine? A Bill to Allow Prescriptions by AI

Analysis by Tessa Lena

On September 30, 2021, David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) introduced a bill (HR5457) that, if enacted, would qualify AI as a medical practitioner, eligible to prescribe drugs.

Whoa there. That puts the conversation about the professional sovereignty of physicians in a whole different context — and sadly, that reformist context has been there all along. Let's first look at the text of the bill. It says the following:


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