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Many social determinants of health can influence a patient’s risk, but Palaniappan and fellow researchers have noticed, from working with data from patients around the nation, that race is not among the most accurate or equitable.

Many social determinants of health can influence a patient’s risk, but Palaniappan and fellow researchers have noticed, from working with data from patients around the nation, that race is not among the most accurate or equitable.

Two of Brian Suffoletto's close friends died in an alcohol-related car accident when he was in college. It helped focus his path in medicine.

Two of Brian Suffoletto's close friends died in an alcohol-related car accident when he was in college. It helped focus his path in medicine.

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Emergence comprises some 100 experts, serving as speakers, advisors or mentors, that guide how to identify societal needs and carry out the entrepreneurial process.

Emergence comprises some 100 experts, serving as speakers, advisors or mentors, that guide how to identify societal needs and carry out the entrepreneurial process.

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New artificial intelligence tools have the potential to revolutionize health care. But Stanford researchers argue that disparities could worsen without intervention now.

New artificial intelligence tools have the potential to revolutionize health care. But Stanford researchers argue that disparities could worsen without intervention now.

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Health care providers must reckon with inherent race-based biases in medicine, which can reinforce false stereotypes in algorithms and lead to improper treatment recommendations or late diagnoses.

Health care providers must reckon with inherent race-based biases in medicine, which can reinforce false stereotypes in algorithms and lead to improper treatment recommendations or late diagnoses.

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Purvesh Khatri has followed a winding path to medicine -- one that started with a hate for biology and a career in engineering.

Purvesh Khatri has followed a winding path to medicine -- one that started with a hate for biology and a career in engineering.

Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.

Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.

Researchers at Stanford Medicine are putting together a guide for principled implementation of artificial intelligence in health care.

Researchers at Stanford Medicine are putting together a guide for principled implementation of artificial intelligence in health care.

Researchers conducted a study to look back at 50 years of innovation, tracking how trends in technology have changed.

Researchers conducted a study to look back at 50 years of innovation, tracking how trends in technology have changed.

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Researchers are using data science to home in on therapies that will work best for specific patients, advancing precision oncology.

Researchers are using data science to home in on therapies that will work best for specific patients, advancing precision oncology.

Researchers are using a new artificial intelligence-based program to help identify genes that underly diseases.

Researchers are using a new artificial intelligence-based program to help identify genes that underly diseases.

Stanford Medicine biomedical data scientist weighs in on the role of data as we respond to the pandemic and prepare for the future.

Stanford Medicine biomedical data scientist weighs in on the role of data as we respond to the pandemic and prepare for the future.

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