Do machines actually beat doctors?

Date: December 5, 2016 Published by



  • Wrong results, misinterpreted results, unreproducible results, no results.
  • And if doctors don’t do it, learn it, get good at it, value it … is it useful to say that machines are better at it?
  • Rule 1 –  is it a task human doctors do, done with the same inputs.
  • While this isn’t necessarily “outperforming” human doctors, it probably costs under a cent per patient to run the model.
  • Just because something sounds medical, and seems to be in the scope of medical practice, it doesn’t mean doctors are actually doing it.


Do machines actually beat doctors?

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