PBS NewsHour

Racial bias in widely used hospital algorithm, study finds

Clip: 11/24/2019 | 4m 3s Video has closed captioning.

A recent study published in Science Magazine found significant racial bias in an algorithm used by hospitals across the nation to determine who needs follow-up care and who does not. Shraddha Chakradhar, a reporter for STAT News, spoke with NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson to explain what the researchers found.

Aired: 11/24/19

Rating: NR

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