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Hospital Algorithms Are Biased Against Black Patients, New Research Shows

Health care software prioritizes white patients, even when they’re not as sick

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AAlgorithms meant to help patients in need of extra medical care are more likely to recommend relatively healthy white patients over sicker black patients, according to new research set to be published in the…




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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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