Medical AI and Contextual Bias

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology , Spring 2019
by by W. Nicholson Price (Academic Fellow Alum)

From the abstract:  Artificial intelligence will transform medicine. One particularly attractive possibility is the democratization of medical expertise. If black-box medical algorithms can be trained… Read More

Johnson & Johnson To Buy Auris Health, A Robotics Rival to Intuitive Surgical

Forbes, February 13, 2019
by Michela Tindera

Johnson & Johnson plans to spend over $5 billion to boost its robotics program buying a startup that could compete with market leader Intuitive Surgical. The pharmaceutical and consumer… Read More

In Blockbuster Alliance, Walgreens And Microsoft To Develop ‘New Healthcare Models’

Forbes, January 15, 2019
by Bruce Japsen

In a potentially blockbuster partnership,  Walgreens Boots Alliance said it has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. to "develop new health care delivery models, technology… Read More

Big data and black-box medical algorithms

Science Translational Medicine, December 12, 2018
by by W. Nicholson Price (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

From the article: "Machine-learning algorithms have been predicted to come into widespread use in the areas of prognosis, radiology, and pathology within the next few years, and diagnosis within the next… Read More

An Inside Look at Apple’s Biggest Step Yet in Health Care

Time, December 6, 2018
by by Alex Fitzpatrick, quoting W. Nicholson Price (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

From the article: "In the long run, however, it’s privacy concerns that have the biggest potential to hamper tech companies’ health dreams. News of data breaches that expose consumers’… Read More

Slow thinking and machine learning in medicine, November 9, 2018
by Drea Burbank, Ayo Roberts, and Chandi Broadbent, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:  Recently, several high-profile institutions have called attention to the issue of inclusion and equity when artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are applied… Read More

Who’s to blame when a machine botches your surgery?

Quartz, September 10, 2018
by Robert David Hart (quoting W. Nicholson Price II, Academic Fellow Alumnus)

From the article:  Determining the levels of legal responsibility for AIs as a whole is a fairly new area and one that has yet to be seriously tested in court. What’s more, in a health care… Read More

Petrie-Flom Welcomes New Precision Medicine Fellow!

Petrie-Flom Center, August 16, 2018

We are excited to announce that Sara Gerke is joining the Petrie-Flom Center's Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and Law (PMAIL) as our Precision Medicine Fellow. As the Fellow,… Read More

We Have to Be Smart About Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Slate, August 15, 2018
by W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

From the article: For millions of people suffering from diabetes, new technology enabled by artificial intelligence promises to make management much easier. Medtronic’s Guardian Connect system promises… Read More

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Medicine
The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School

Deadline: June 01, 2018

General Description: The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School and the Information Society Project —in partnership with the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics… Read More

Petrie-Flom Center launches Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law

Harvard Law Today, January 31, 2018
by Q & A with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) at the University of… Read More

The Petrie-Flom Center Launches New Project

Petrie-Flom Center, January 23, 2018

The Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law will seek to better understand the frontiers of big data in health care diagnostics, through interdisciplinary analysis of important… Read More