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Tech to replace doctors: Researcher – Deccan Chronicle | K.J. Jacob

The smartphone may emerge as the major platform through which healthcare will be accessed and consumed. Kochi: Doctors, beware. It’s not just an apple a day that could keep you away; it could be an app, too. Healthcare informatics–big data coupled with artificial intelligence—is making big advances that will offer patients effective and state of the art care, according to a Harvard Medical School Researcher. Titans of the digital world such as Google and Amazon are already into it and rapidly encroaching a space that was considered the domain of medical specialists. “A computer with data on millions of scan reports will be able to make accurate and reliable diagnosis, sometimes even without physician involvement” Dr Ajith J. Thomas told DC. Read the full story here