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How artificial intelligence is changing the GP-patient relationship

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Eventually, after many years and lots of investment, it might be almost as good at diagnosing problems as an actual GP. In the meantime the high rate s of false positives will generate excessive anxiety and workload, and the false negatives will generate excess morbidity and deaths. Responsibility for these must be built into any AI companies contracts, and perhaps even bind the Secretary of State personally: in the form of how they will respond to corporate manslaughter charges and compensation claims. We can’t allow them to in effect experiment by investing so much in unproven technologies when people’s lives are at stake.

Posted date

02 Sep 2019

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10:33am

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