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Doctors may overlook abnormalities when they are tired or lose concentration. AI can make a critical difference in such cases.

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Yutaka Saito of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Division of the National Cancer Center Hospital. New systems have been developed in Japan that use artificial intelligence to analyze X-rays and endoscopic images to detect abnormalities in the human body that may indicate cancer.

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Shouldn’t they consider themselves to quickly change their profession if that has happened a first time , or if not seeing the point be prohibited to practice that and similar types of work?

Oh, so you want to live in a world without doctors. That makes sense. Sounds like a great world to live in bruh.

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Doctors may overlook abnormalities when they are tired or lose concentration.

That's why I always try and make hospital appointments either first thing in the morning, or first thing after lunch. The last time slot before lunch, and right at the end of the day are the most likely times you will be rushed out because the doctor wants to have lunch, or get off home.

I'm sure most doctors will remain professional throughout with every patient they see, but it's completely understandable that even subconsciously consultations are more detailed and focussed when the doctor feels most fresh.

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MRI when there are hundreds of scans to be checked. AI never sleeps and works at speed.I prefer my doctor/hospital appointments at the very end of the day and like this week when I went for my latest PSA test, we spent about 40 minutes chatting with the doctor because there were no more patients. He also enjoys our chats.

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Taiwan is already using AI to read scans and Xrays.

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Every tool has its uses, experience and ability are some of the best, but not infallible, so if you can get an AI to do a check and call for attention details so the doctor can have a second look it is only going to make things better, the only problem is to train the doctors in the use of the technology and not letting them become dependent on it.

That's why I always try and make hospital appointments either first thing in the morning, or first thing after lunch.

First thing after lunch is not really that good of a spot either, the "Alkaline tide" make many doctors not be at full 100% for an hour or so after eating.

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It's a shame everything he says is negated by the fact that true AI does not exist (yet). If it did, the AI could just choose not to do it, depending on the mood, or to up and kill both doctor and patient as a threat to its existence. Smart tech is not the same as AI.

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AI is not the solution. Sure, it helps. But doctors and other medical staff have to stay in present time, alert and watchful at all times. There's no substitute for that.

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Doctors may overlook abnormalities when they are tired or lose concentration. 

Shouldn’t they consider themselves to quickly change their profession if that has happened a first time , or if not seeing the point be prohibited to practice that and similar types of work? I only ask....lol

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