How a diverse dataset
can help close the
racial pain gap

The motivation behind the study was this mysterious pain gap

“The current standard system… was developed more than 50 years ago in white populations.”

Machine learning and healthcare go pretty far back

“Machine learning models trained on diverse datasets were better at predicting pain and narrowing the racial and socioeconomic pain gap.”

Using machine learning to reduce (rather than perpetuate) bias in healthcare settings

“Using the algorithmic predictor that was trained on the diverse dataset, more black patients would be eligible for knee surgery.”

An unconventional approach to pain or the new standard?

“Rather than learn from the doctor, the algorithm was learning from the patient.”

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