Be the first to like.

Share

A leading hospital has developed artificial intelligence to predict which patients are most likely to miss appointments.

University College Hospital in London created an algorithm using records from 22,000 appointments for MRI scans, allowing it to identify 90% of those patients who would turn out to be no-shows. The machine intelligence is not perfect – it also incorrectly flags about half of patients attending appointments as being at risk of not showing.

However, even an imprecise indication of which patients will attend could save hospitals vast sums of money and help cut waiting times.

…continue reading ‘Hospital Develops AI to Identify Patients Likely to Skip Appointments’

Image: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariette Adams

Be the first to like.

Share
The Gaurdian

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply