Reply to post: What should the A in AI stand for in medicine?

Don't believe the hype: Today's AI unlikely to best actual doctors at diagnosing patients from medical scans

HildyJ Silver badge
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What should the A in AI stand for in medicine?

Artificial? No. Artificial Intelligence has been 5 years for decades and will be 5 years away when I die.

OTOH, as the author of the study points out, Assisted Intelligence where the machine assists the intelligent doctors and nurses has great promise. He labels it as it should be labeled - machine learning. Unfortunately that label doesn't bring VC funding or research grants.

(P.S. IT has been going downhill since we stopped calling it DP.)

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