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In Computers v. Radiologists, AI Wins

When it comes to finding patterns in huge quantities of data, computers are way better than the human brain--at least once they're properly trained. (This is the hard part.)

Zebra Medical Vision is training computers "how to detect malignant tissues in breast mammograms, how to detect brain bleed in head CTs, how to detect vertebral fractures in chest and abdomen CTs, and how to detect opacities and congestive heart failure in chest x-rays and many others." Because not only are computers better at this than people--they can handle the huge quantities of data, as we do more and more scans to diagnose disease.

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