Claims AI outperforms doctors 'exaggerated'

Studies suggesting artificial intelligence is as good or better than doctors at interpreting medical images are of poor quality.

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Many studies claiming that artificial intelligence is as good as (or better than) human experts at interpreting medical images are of poor quality and are arguably exaggerated, warn researchers* in The BMJ today.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an innovative and fast-moving field with the potential to improve patient care and relieve overburdened health services. Deep learning is a branch of AI that has shown particular promise in medical imaging.

The volume of published research on deep learning is growing, and some media headlines that claim superior performance to doctors have fuelled hype for rapid implementation. But the methods and risk of bias of studies behind these headlines have not been examined in detail.



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