How an AI Expert Took on His Toughest Project Ever: Writing Code to Save His Son’s Life

July 25, 2019

(STAT News) – On Memorial Day weekend, Buddy became mediKanren’s first medical emergency, a test of whether its AI could help Might and his son’s doctors unlock the answers to an illness that had brought Buddy to the brink. The series of events that followed showcases AI’s power to produce dramatic results in health care. It also shows that the nature of AI’s power is not to automate care, or to replace the judgement of doctors, but to give them crucial information — and a reason to change course — when it matters most.

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