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Artificial Intelligence In Health Care


In The Moment ... April 15, 2019 Show 556 Hour 2

Computers can play chess and drive cars, but can they diagnose pneumonia or read a mammogram?

NPR Science Desk correspondent Richard Harris is hosting an ongoing series examining the rise of artificial intelligence in the field of health care. The first two installments aired on April 1.

Harris discusses how the field is developing, how patients are responding and what the immediate future holds for AI in medicine.

Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.