88% Of Medical 'Second Opinions' Give A Different Diagnosis - And So Do Some AI

Many patients come to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion or diagnosis confirmation before treatment for a complex condition. In a new study, Mayo Clinic reports that as many as 88 percent of those patients go home with a new or refined diagnosis – changing their care plan and potentially their lives.  Conversely, only 12 percent receive confirmation that the original diagnosis was complete and correct.

http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-researchers-demonstrate-value-of-second-opinions/

https://science.slashdot.org/story/17/04/15/2347244/88-of-medical-second-opinions-give-a-different-diagnosis---and-so-do-some-ai

 

Physician and patient discussing treatment

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