The Doctor Will Model You Now: The Rise and Risks of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

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The Doctor Will Model You Now: The Rise and Risks of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare by Dani Salah | September 23, 2018 As artificial intelligence promises to change many facets of our everyday lives, it will have perhaps no greater change than in the healthcare industry. The increase in data collected on individuals has already proven paramount in improving health… [Read more...]

Healthcare’s Painful: Is HIPAA to blame?

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Healthcare’s Painful: Is HIPAA to blame? By Keith LoMurray on 9/23/2018 Working in healthcare technology, I regularly hear painful stories about people’s experiences with healthcare. People will often talk about the great care they received from an individual doctor or nurse, but then mention the challenges of navigating the impersonal healthcare bureaucracy. Coordinating care between clinics, waiting for records, signing… [Read more...]

Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Mark Zuckerberg Walk Into a Bar

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Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Mark Zuckerberg Walk Into a Bar … A Philosophy Beginner’s Analysis of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Scandal My best friend in high school majored in philosophy in college; I majored in computer science. “It’s pointless to debate philosophy,” I would say, “You can’t deduce one true answer and it’s not going to be applicable in the… [Read more...]

Backstage Decisions, Front-stage Experts: Interviewing Genome-Editing Scientists

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by Santiago Molina and Gordon PherriboCTSP Fellows This is the first in a series of posts on the project “Democratizing” Technology: Expertise and Innovation in Genetic Engineering When we think about who is making decisions that will impact the future health and wellbeing of society, one would hope that these individuals would wield their expertise in a way [Read more...]