Regulation of AI in healthcare: what should we expect?
Matt Fenech, Future Advocacy
Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 11am to 12.30pm
Ethox and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities are based at the Big Data Institute, University of Oxford, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Information and Discovery, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7FZ. The talk will be held in seminar room 0.
AI hold tremendous promise for healthcare. Technologists frequently talk about ‘disrupting’ healthcare in the same way that technology has disrupted retail, communication, entertainment, and many other spheres of life. We are now seeing a culture clash, between the ‘move fast’ world of technology, and the ‘safety first’ world of medicine. What is the role of regulation in striking the right balance? How do we ensure that digital health products are safe, yet still dynamic and responsive to individual users’ needs? What’s on the horizon? What should we, as patients, clinicians, and researchers, expect?