Doctors and patients: why big data must leave space ...

03 December 2019 - 18:30

Doctors and patients: why big data must leave space for small talk
Prof Nick Steel (Norwich Medical School)
Lecture theatre, Julian Study Centre, UEA
Until now, healthcare has revolved around a sick person talking with a doctor. But why would we want to waste time with a human when artificial intelligence is better at reading X-rays and making diagnoses, and social media algorithms can predict pregnancy, divorce and death?
Join Prof Nick Steel (Norwich Medical School) to learn why we need good conversations with health professionals now more than ever, especially if we want to avoid the dangers of overdiagnosis and overtreatment for multiple conditions.
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Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre
Category:Community and education
Type:Talk or discussion