Citation

Algorithmic Bias in Health Care Exacerbates Social Inequities — How to Prevent It

Author:
Igoe, Katherine J.
Publication:
Harvard School of Public Health
Year:
2021

"Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to drastically improve patient outcomes. AI utilizes algorithms to assess data from the world, make a representation of that data, and use that information to make an inference. From handling administrative tasks to actively diagnosing disease, AI could make treatment faster and more effective in clinical settings, especially as technology continues to improve."