Google hopes to apply machine learning to NHS data within 5 years

Google DeepMind DeepMind cofounder Mustafa Suleyman is heading up the organisation’s healthcare work. Google wants to apply its machine learning technology to NHS patient data within the next five years, TechCrunch reports. The search giant’s London-based artificial intelligence research lab, DeepMind, announced a partnership with the Royal Free NHS Trust in London in February but the full extent of the arrangement is only just becoming clear. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between DeepMind and the Royal Free shows that the pair envisage a “broad ranging, mutually beneficial partnership, engaging in high levels of collaborative activity and maximizing the potential to work on genuinely innovative and transformational projects.” The MoU – obtained via a Freedom of Information (FoI) request from New Scientist – states that DeepMind hopes to gain access to…


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