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How to ensure safety for medical artificial intelligence

Doctors are rigorously trained to become diagnosticians and to prescribe only the most effective treatments. It is only in the last two decades that we have also focussed on doing these tasks safely. Recent estimates see up to 10% of patients experiencing some sort of treatment related harm during each hospital admission [1]. Iatrogenic harm…

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Thinking Like an Engineer and Thinking Like a Physician

Engineers and physicians model systems, and solve problems, differently. It takes years of study and practical experience to learn the ways each field views and navigates the world, and how these differ from the way untrained, inexperienced people think about problems and solutions. Doctors know how they think about patients, diagnosis, and treatment in practice,…