Diagnostic Imaging March 14, 2019
It’s sometime in the future. AI is far ahead of where it is today, and has been entrusted with many things that are beyond its current abilities.
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Fields like radiology and pathology are more readily given over to the machines. It doesn’t happen overnight, of course. Initially, it’s stuff with a low “pretest probability” of being abnormal, like screening mammograms or chest x-rays. Very little pressure is needed from an anxious patient or clinician to get a second, “just making...