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Robots can diagnose kids almost like a human doctor, UCSD study finds
San Diego Union-Tribune

Common childhood diseases as well as dangerous conditions can be diagnosed with an artificial intelligence system just about as accurately as an experienced pediatrician, scientists in San Diego and China report Monday.

The AI system processes large amounts of data from electronic health records, and also finds disease associations not previously identified, according to a study led by Kang Zhang, founding director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine.