30 Oct '15, 5pm

New supercomputer apparently predicts a patient's death

New supercomputer apparently predicts a patient's death

Is this really useful or really creepy? Apparently a “supercomputer” that can predict when a patient will pass away has been developed in Boston. The machine housed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, uses artificial intelligence to not only map out your fate, but also diagnose conditions before doctors have the chance to. The machine monitors the patient every three minutes to measure and collect data on different variables, like oxygen levels to blood pressure. It will also gather information from their medical history and all the medication they've taken, which are then compared with more than 250,000 people's medical data from the last 30 years.

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