by Andrew Gregory, The Guardian
Artificial intelligence is to be used to tackle racial inequalities in the NHS under government plans to “level up” healthcare.
It is hoped that millions of black, Asian and minority ethnic Britons will benefit from revolutionary computer techniques designed to transform care and speed up diagnoses of potentially deadly conditions.
Sajid Javid, the health secretary, has given the green light to a series of hi-tech initiatives aimed at tackling health disparities in the UK. It comes amid mounting concern over the issue among senior ministers.