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With so much buzz about AI at present, we invite blog post contributions which demystify key topics.

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Millions of black people affected by racial bias in healthcare algorithms

Study reveals rampant racism in decision-making software used by US hospitals — and highlights ways to correct it. An algorithm widely used in US hospitals to allocate health care to […]

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The Health Pulse: AI Bias in Healthcare

Show Analytics Exchange: Podcasts from SAS, Ep The Health Pulse: AI and Bias in Healthcare – Mar 5, 2021 Data scientist Hiwot Tesfaye joins Greg for a conversation about the […]

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Bias and Discrimination in Healthcare AI Models

AI is helping healthcare organisations determine care management programs and treatment plans – who gets what care – but these models and algorithms can be biased and introduce discrimination in […]

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Understanding Racial Bias in Medical AI Training Data

By Adriana Krasniansky Interest in artificially intelligent (AI) health care has grown at an astounding pace: the global AI health care market is expected to reach $17.8 billion by 2025 […]

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AI Bias May Worsen COVID-19 Health Disparities for People of Colour

A new article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association points to the dissemination of “under-developed and potentially biased models” in response to the novel coronavirus. This article […]

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Google Announces New AI App To Diagnose Skin Condititons

Earlier this week, Google announced the arrival of a new AI app to help diagnose skin conditions. It plans to launch it in Europe later this year. This article discusses […]

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Understanding Racial Bias in Medical AI Training Data

By Adriana Krasniansky Interest in artificially intelligent (AI) health care has grown at an astounding pace: the global AI health care market is expected to reach $17.8 billion by 2025 […]

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How medicine discriminates against non-white people and women

Many devices and treatments work less well for them This article explores how the pulse oximeter, a device used to test oxygen levels in blood for coronavirus patients, exhibits racial […]

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Fitbits and other wearables may not accurately track heart rates in people of colour

Many popular wearable heart rate trackers rely on technology that could be less accurate for consumers who have darker skin, researchers, engineers and other experts told STAT. An estimated 40 […]

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Studies find bias in AI models that recommend treatments and diagnose diseases

New research shows that AI models designed for health care settings can exhibit bias against certain ethnic and gender groups. Machine learning models for healthcare hold promise in improving medical […]

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Bias + Artificial Intelligence (in Medicine)

Talk by Rachel Thomas on the prevalence of bias within AI-based technology used in medicine. AI has the potential to remove human biases in the healthcare system, however its integration […]

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Racial Bias in Science and Medicine: Who’s Included?

A short video examining the lack of inclusion within clinical biomedical research, and the consequence this has on the effectiveness of the treatments and medicines for non-white patients. Lack of […]

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