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Short Run: 'Smarter health: Episode II'

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There is a sophisticated computer model that can estimate a patient's chance of dying in the next year. It's being used at a Stanford hospital to encourage important end of life care conversations and decisions.

But would you want to know if an algorithm predicted when you might die?

Ethics and AI. It's episode II of On Point's special series Smarter health.


This series is supported in part by Vertex, The Science of Possibility.

Dorey Scheimer Twitter Senior Editor, On Point
Dorey Scheimer is a senior editor at On Point.

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Meghna Chakrabarti Twitter Host, On Point
Meghna Chakrabarti is the host of On Point.

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Tim Skoog Sound Designer and Producer, On Point
Tim Skoog is a sound designer and producer for On Point.

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