Do you want to know when you will die? Google is training its new artificial intelligence computer to predict whether hospital patients will die 24-hours after admission.
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The accuracy of the initial trials is at 95%.
But how could it know that?
The system uses basic data such as a patient’s age, ethnicity and gender. A new algorithm then uses information like patient’s vitals, medical history and even PDF’s, charts, and hand-written notes from doctors to make its predictions.
The technology can also predict the number of days a patient will be in the hospital or the chances of being readmitted.