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Viruses don’t discriminate, but health care often does

Viruses don’t discriminate, but health care often does

A recent study looked at how artificial intelligence is used to determine treatments and care. It found that many of the algorithms used in medicine use race as a variable, and that is a problem. Molly speaks with Leo Eisenstein, a physician at NYU and Bellevue hospitals, and one of the authors of the paper, as well as with Dorothy Roberts, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who wrote a book about race in science and medicine.

Duration: 6 min

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