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AI prefers outpatient treatment for GI infections

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2019 - Autumn


A form of automated intelligence (AI) may be better at distinguishing patients suffering from gastrointestinal difficulties who can safely receive treatment at home from those requiring hospitalization, according to a recent study led by Dennis Shung, MD. Researchers looked at six medical centers around the world while creating their machine-learning model. In the future, it’s possible that this type of program will enhance physicians’ diagnostic capabilities.