Google DeepMind works with NHS doctors on life-saving app

British artificial intelligence startup DeepMind has worked with prominent British surgeons and doctors to create an app that could save your life. The app, Streams, has already been piloted in the Royal Free Hospital in North London where it was used to detect patients at greatest risk of acute kidney injury, and will also be trialled at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. The condition is a sudden loss of kidney function, often a consequence of dehydration, and normally associated with death. “We can detect from blood test results which patients are at risk,” said the co-founder of DeepMind Mustafa Suleyman. “25 per cent of deaths are preventable, so there’s a really big prize for us.” This is the company’s first indication of how it plans to apply machine learning algorithms…


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