Machine Learning for Healthcare

Man touching a hologram screen.

While it might seem futuristic, machine learning for healthcare is rapidly evolving. (Courtesy of future.agenda on Flickr. Used under CC BY-NC-SA.)


MIT Course Number

6.S897 / HST.956

As Taught In

Spring 2019



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Course Description

This course introduces students to machine learning in healthcare, including the nature of clinical data and the use of machine learning for risk stratification, disease progression modeling, precision medicine, diagnosis, subtype discovery, and improving clinical workflows.

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Peter Szolovits, and David Sontag. 6.S897 Machine Learning for Healthcare. Spring 2019. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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