Can This Google Technology Predict If Hospital Patients Are Going To Die?
To make its predictions, the software uses medical-records data including patient demographics, previous diagnoses and procedures, lab results and vital signs.
The Mercury News:
Google: Using Your Health Records To Predict Whether You’ll Live Or Die
An elite team of computer scientists and medical experts from Google and three major U.S. universities believe they’ve found the best way yet to predict whether a hospitalized patient will end up leaving via the front doors or the loading dock at the morgue. ...In a just-released paper, not peer reviewed, the researchers claim their AI-based software, based on AI known as “deep learning,” does a better job at predicting patient outcomes than other methods currently available. (Baron, 1/30)