AI equal with human experts in medical diagnosis, study finds

AI equal with human experts in medical diagnosis, study finds

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By: Nicola Davis | AI equal with human experts in medical diagnosis, study finds | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Research suggests AI able to interpret medical images using deep learning algorithm

Artificial intelligence is on a par with human experts when it comes to making medical diagnoses based on images, a review has found.

The potential for artificial intelligence in healthcare has caused excitement, with advocates saying it will ease the strain on resources, free up time for doctor-patient interactions and even aid the development of tailored treatment. Last month the government announced £250m of funding for a new NHS artificial intelligence laboratory.

Related: ‘It’s going to create a revolution’: how AI is transforming the NHS

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