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Ghost in the Medical Machine

Ghost in the Medical Machine

Update: 2024-02-161
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The promise of artificial intelligence in medicine is that it can reduce the influence of human error and bias in health care. But there’s growing concern that A.I. in medicine –as in other fields– can reflect the biases and lack of diversity among its creators. And that can have life threatening consequences for African American patients. On today’s episode of A Word, Jason Johnson is joined by Margo Snipe, a health reporter for CapitalB News. They discuss how A.I. can sometimes fuel medical racism, and reasons to hope that it can change.


Guest: Margo Snipe, health journalist for CapitalB News


Podcast production by Kristie Taiwo-Makanjuola


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Ghost in the Medical Machine

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