AI Holds Promise of Improving Doctors' Diagnoses

September 13, 2017

With artificial intelligence, machines can see what many humans may have missed

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

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