I originally wrote this piece as an internal R&D direction document for my colleagues at doc.ai. We’ve decided to share it publicly because we feel that it’s important that as many people as possible are thinking about these issues.

Medicine has throughout history been a artisanal vocation — that is, it has focused on the skill and experience of the individual doctor, rather than looking to build a standardized process for diagnosing and treating patients. In recent years this has started to change, as initiatives like Evidence Based Medicine and Precision Medicine have tried to inject additional rigor and data-driven…

Jeremy Howard

Founding researcher: fast.ai; Faculty: USF & Singularity University; CSO: doc.ai & platform.ai; Previously CEO: Enlitic; President: Kaggle

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