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This story struck me as quirky, perhaps a little obvious, but also worth noting and giving more thought to.
Algorithm looks to past to predict future health conditions
With predictive modeling becoming de rigueur in healthcare, this was bound to happen. Just as Netflix or Amazon can predict the movies or books you'd like based on your past purchases, a new algorithm can predict future ailments based on the patient's history ...
Sure, this is exactly what doctors are for and have been doing for a very very long time. But .. this may well engage the patient more, and give the physician a backstop / basis for communicating concerns. I think this is another one of those rare items with implications beyond its current news value.