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INTERPRETABILITY AND THE PROMISE OF HEALTHCARE AI
Emergency departments (EDs) are an expensive and time-consuming option for getting care, especially when you don't have an emergency. What if we could suggest other treatment options to potential patients with non-urgent conditions beforehand instead of their choosing the ED? They could probably get less expensive care that is better tailored to their needs and with a shorter wait. This might be a good idea to improve patient care, but first we have to identify who is at high risk of using the ED for non-urgent conditions. Let's say we have a list of potential patients. We provide that list to a predictive model -- perhaps one created by Geneia data scientists -- and it tells us which potential patients in the list are at high risk. Do we believe it? Why should we trust a computer? READ MORE