Not long ago, if you wanted to explore the intersection of healthcare and artificial intelligence (AI), you’d be confined to the pages of science fiction. Not anymore: In recent years, AI has evolved from what’s possible to what’s practical, and consumers and practitioners alike have been increasingly drawn to the possibilities of how AI can revolutionize healthcare.

While the promise of AI in this field is just starting to be realized, we are already seeing it have a real impact on patients’ lives right now. Here are three ways AI is disrupting the practice of healthcare today.