“Could the problem be pleurisy?” I was standing at the emergency room of a local hospital chatting with an ER doctor. A family member had been suffering something that was driving her crazy and sent her to emergency room several times, causing for sleepless nights. “Yes, it could be that,” the doctor said. The family member immediately looked at me. She knew I’d used an AI to whittle down her various diagnoses from the symptoms shared. The doctor appeared impressed I had made a diagnosis. But it had been easy using Perplexity to ask questions. In the end, though, I’m not a doctor. I only pretend to be one with an AI at my fingertips.

I can’t help but wonder if solutions like Google’s Med-Gemini will be the same. per that Gadgets 360 article, the claim is:

Google claims Med-Gemini will provide more factually accurate, reliable, and nuanced web search results compared to Gemini. Source: Gadgets 360 (see link above)

Here’s an AI-generated 3-2-1 on it to give you a quick overview.

3 Simplified Ideas about Med-Gemini:

  1. Better Medical Decisions: Med-Gemini helps make smarter medical decisions by understanding complex medical questions and providing accurate answers.
  2. Works with Different Data Types: This AI can handle both text and images like ECGs, making it useful in various medical situations.
  3. Handles Detailed Information: Med-Gemini is good at working through long medical records and videos, helping doctors get a comprehensive view of a patient’s medical history.

2 Direct Quotes:

  1. “Med-Gemini-L 1.0 achieves a new state-of-the-art accuracy of 91.1% on MedQA (USMLE).”
  2. “Med-Gemini models can reason over lengthy medical records and videos, setting a new bar on medical instructional video question answering.”

1 Question to Consider:

  • How will Med-Gemini change the daily work of doctors and nurses once it’s fully integrated into hospitals?