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Google is ramping up its plan to put its AI in the hands of doctors

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Google is ramping up its plan to put its AI in the hands of doctors

Google is expanding program that seeks to learn whether AI technology can reduce the time doctors spend on note taking.
The company recently posted four job opening for Medical Digital Assist, which is overseen by Google Brain.
Google is devoting more resources to a research project that seeks to determine whether artificial intelligence can free doctors from the laborious and time-sucking chore of taking notes during medical examinations.
According to a report Thursday in CNBC , Google is expanding a program called Medical Digital Assist, which is overseen by Google Brain.
Google recently posted four job openings that describe building the “next gen clinical experience...while using audio and touch technology to improve the accuracy and availability of care,” the report says.
In November, Google said in a blog post that it would begin working with doctors and researchers at Stanford University to explore whether Automatic Speech Recognition and other AI technologies could help lighten the note-taking load...

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