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The AI research aims to predict medical outcomes rather than focusing on diagnosing diseases, in such a way that doctors are not trained to do, by incorporating large volumes of data and detecting subtle patterns.

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    I feel like this is an important first step into moving towards a system more able to focus on preventative health care if these computer systems can accurately pinpoint large risks for individuals farther in advance.

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      Great point! This is especially true if you can measure progress inexpensively and conveniently. I think people feel powerless to know what type of changes they need to make because of sometimes conflicting messages. If you can try something out (maybe a new exercise routine or diet) and then see those effects boiled down to some sort of hard assessment, it would be very helpful to reinforce productive healthful behaviors.