ETHICAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL CHALLENGES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTH

April 18, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere these days. By taking an inclusive definition of intelligence as ‘problem-solving’, we can consider ‘an artificially intelligent system’ to be one which takes the best possible action in a given situation. Such AI systems already filter our spam, decide what we see on social media, provide legal advice, and may even determine whether we’re paid a visit by the police.

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Mercy

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 acute care and specialty hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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