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What AI's potential to improve accurate diagnosis means for the health system

Five years ago, AI was struggling to identify cats. Now, it can interpret medical images as well as a team of experts with decades of combined training. More accurate diagnosis can reduce misdiagnosis, and reduce the need for second opinions and follow-up tests. This has tremendous benefits for the system as a whole.

When will nanotechnology ever revolutionise medicine? These breakthroughs suggest it's already started
After decades of promise, recent breakthroughs suggest that nanomedicine is finally living up to its potential. And we need to make sure that hospitals are ready for the revolution
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What AI’s Potential To Improve Accurate Diagnosis Means For The Health System
Five years ago, AI was struggling to identify cats. Now, it can interpret medical images as well as a team of experts with decades of combined training. More accurate diagnosis can reduce misdiagnosis, and reduce the need for second opinions and follow-up tests. This has tremendous benefits for the system as a whole.
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Can Algorithms Keep Us From Suicide?
Suicide has become one of the leading cause of deaths around the world, and has sometimes found an audience on social media. But algorithms can help us fight back.
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