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General Catalyst, A16z back Hippocratic AI for $50 million


Hippocratic AI — a new venture launching out of stealth today with a $50 million seed investment from General Catalyst and Andreessen Horowitz — aims to investigate the potential role of large language models in health care. Founders Munjal Shah and Meenesh Bhimani tell me their current goals are exploratory: researching and developing a large language model that’s tuned to health care topics, figuring out how to test it against a wide range of knowledge benchmarks, and measuring its bedside manner.

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