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Opinion: Healthcare AI systems are biased

By Scientific American  
   November 17, 2020

Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, computer systems can now diagnose skin cancer like a dermatologist would, pick out a stroke on a CT scan like a radiologist, and even detect potential cancers on a colonoscopy like a gastroenterologist. These new expert digital diagnosticians promise to put our caregivers on technology’s curve of bigger, better, faster, cheaper. But what if they make medicine more biased too?

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