Would you ask Dr.Google? An algorithm is using health records to predict hospital patient outcomes

February 19, 2018 in General

Dr. Google is an algorithm using health records to predict hospital patient outcomes and claiming to be 95% accurate.

A team of computer scientists and medical experts from Google and three major U.S. universities recently announced they have developed an AI-based software able to do a better job at predicting patient outcomes than any other methods currently available. To make its predictions, the software relies on medical-records data including patient demographics, previous diagnoses and procedures, lab results and vital signs. In particular, the software claims to be able to predict patient deaths 24/48 hours before current methods, which could increase the possibility for doctors to implement life-saving procedures and avoid them .

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