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New platform allows AI to learn from health data but not access personal details

by Futures Centre, May 22
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After permission from regulators, Stanford Medical School is now testing an AI system to diagnose eye disease without ever accessing any personal details. The app utilizes technology from Oasis labs, a start-up out of Berkeley, which offers a guarantee that no data can be leaked or misused. There is huge potential for AI to diagnose, understand and cure diseases, but to maximize its capabilities, significant amounts of medical data are needed to train its machine learning algorithms, a lot of which is sensitive private information.

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