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Former IBM engineers criticise Watson Health division

Babylon bot outscores doctors in exams A bot built by Babylon Health has outperformed the average clinician in the MRCGP exam, the UK’s Royal College of General Practitioners final test for trainee doctors. Answering a representative sample of questions from publicly available sources, the bot scored 82% compared to the 72% average clinician score. Dr Ali Parsa,…

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Why does artificial intelligence lie to human patients?

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has a long-running documentary television series called “Horizon”, which explores science and philosophy related topics. In its latest episode debut on 1 November, the 60-minute program tells the emergence of artificial intelligence and its impact on healthcare. However, instead of showcasing a series of possibilities new technologies have created on…