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The Question Medical AI Can't Answer

By Scientific American

August 3, 2021

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Good clinician consultants should be able to explain why they arrived at a particular recommendation. Unfortunately, modern AI algorithms are rarely able to provide an answer to the question of why they think an answer is a good one.

We must keep clinicians in mind as we develop and evaluate AI algorithms for use in the clinic. We must constantly be thinking about what is good for the patient and how to garner the trust of clinicians using the software. The ability of AI to explain itself will be key.

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