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Health Care Reform
May 2019

Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for Medical Prediction Should Be Nonproprietary and Readily Available—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
  • 2Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(5):731-732. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0609

In Reply In response to our recently published Viewpoint,1 Van Calster and colleagues highlight the challenge of proprietary artificial intelligence algorithms that may limit transparency, prevent external validation, and hamper implementation of deep learning techniques in medicine. We generally agree with their analysis but would suggest some additional factors to consider.

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