Artificial intelligence

Health Care Renewal: Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Secretly Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans – Health Article

I have long written that leadership of EMR technology by the wrong people will create exceptionally adverse outcomes, clinically speaking.  The same appears true socially.  In fact, adverse social outcomes (especially with regard to societal power structures) is one of the pillars of the domain of Social Informatics, the field that studies social impacts of new information & communication technologies (ICTs), about which I’ve taught and written.  (See Now there’s this stunning new story regarding clinical data trafficking.  Original…

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Penn offers free machine learning to analyze data – Health Article

The Penn Medicine Institute for Biomedical Informatics has launched a free, open-source automated artificial intelligence tool for both laymen and experts to conduct data analysis. “The problem with machine learning tools is that machine learning people build them, so they’re usually only usable by those with high levels of training,” says Jason Moore, director of the Institute for Biomedical Informatics. According to Moore, his team “has taken three years to develop this system so that it can be approachable by…

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