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"When AIs outperform doctors: confronting the challenges of a tort-induced over-reliance on machine learning"

by Froomkin, A Michael; Kerr, Ian; Pineau, Joelle (2019)


Someday, perhaps sooner,'perhaps later, 2 machines will have demonstrably better success rates at medical diagnosis than human physicians-at least in particular medical specialties. 3 We can reasonably expect that machine-learning-based diagnostic competence, which we will sometimes call" A" for short, will only increase. It is thus appropriate to consider what the dominance of machine-based diagnostics might mean for medical malpractice law, the future of medical service provision, the demand for certain kinds of physicians, and-in the …


Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Medicine, Physician, Medical Technology


AI and Medicine

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