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Healthcare AI with Cosima Gretton

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Automation will make healthcare more efficient and less prone to error. Today, machine learning is already being used to diagnose diabetic retinopathy and improve radiology accuracy. Someday, an AI assistant will assist a doctor in working through a complicated differential diagnosis.

Our hospitals look roughly the same today as they did ten years ago, because getting new technology into the hands of doctors and nurses is a slow process–just ask anyone who has tried to sell software in the healthcare space. But technological advancement in healthcare is inevitable.

Cosima Gretton is a medical doctor and a product manager with KariusDX, a company that is building diagnostic tools for infectious diseases. She writes about the future of healthcare, exploring the ways that workflows will change and how human biases could impact the diagnostic process–even in the presence of sophisticated AI.

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