Machine Learning and the Profession of Medicine – SimSensei in JAMA Viewpoint

Published: February 9, 2016
Category: News

An viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association cites Ellie, the clinical interviewer in ICT’s SimSensei project as an example of a machine learning technology. The article states that the profession of medicine has a tremendous opportunity and an obligation to oversee the application of machine learning technology to patient care, noting that the world has entered a period of unprecedented innovation, bringing a wealth of possibilities to clinical medicine. With this extraordinary opportunity, however, comes the obligation of the medical profession to serve the human good, states the writers.