World’s first ‘artificial intelligence’ medic set to be pitted against the real thing in landmark …

The world’s first ‘artificial intelligence’ doctor will be pitted against the real thing this week, in a head-to-head contest that could mark a turning point in medicine. British start-up firm Babylon Health will test its programme, called Check, against a doctor and nurse in a competition to see which can deal most quickly and accurately with a range of common health problems. The smartphone app has been designed to act like a triage nurse, asking a series of questions to advise users whether their problem is nothing to worry about, something they should consult their GP about, or a matter that requires calling 999.   British start-up firm Babylon Health will test its programme, called Check, against a doctor and nurse in a competition to see which can deal most quickly…


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