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AI Could Reinvent Medicine—Or Become a Patient’s Nightmare

In the 1880s, when the world-renowned Mayo Clinic was still a young fraternal surgical practice in the newish state of Minnesota, its doctors scribbled notes about their patients into heavy, leather-bound ledgers. But in 1907, a physician there named Henry Plummer came up with something better. He thought the episodes of a patient’s medical history… Continue reading