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AI could make health care fairer—by helping us believe what patients say

A new study shows how training deep-learning models on patient outcomes could help reveal gaps in existing medical knowledge.
by Karen Hao

In the last few years, research has shown that deep learning can match expert-level performance in medical imaging tasks like early cancer detection and eye disease diagnosis. But there’s also cause for caution. Other research has shown that deep learning has a tendency to perpetuate discrimination. With a health-care system already riddled with disparities, sloppy applications of deep learning could make that worse.


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