(Bloomberg) — A woman with late-stage breast cancer came to a city hospital, fluids already flooding her lungs. She saw two doctors and got a radiology scan. The hospital’s computers read her vital signs and estimated a 9.3 percent chance she would die during her stay.

Then came Google’s turn. An new type of algorithm created by the company read up on the woman — 175,639 data points — and rendered its assessment of her death risk: 19.9 percent. She passed away in a matter of days.

via Healthcare: Google Is Training Machines To Predict When A Patient Will Die – Bloomberg Quint

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Healthcare: Google Is Training Machines To Predict When A Patient Will Die – Bloomberg Quint

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