Radiologists can scrutinize hundreds of images before identifying an area of concern in a patient's body. Mark Michalski likens the process to "playing 'Where's Waldo?' on each of those images."
But a type of artificial intelligence known as deep learning could soon help medical experts pinpoint problems faster and more accurately, says Dr. Michalski, executive director of the Boston-based Center for Clinical Data Science at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
By Neil Parmar