We know algorithms in healthcare can be biased or ineffective, but it is time for America to pay more attention to the regulatory system that lets these algorithms enter the public domain to begin with. Regulation needs to evolve with innovation. Given the threats of unregulated medical algorithms for patients and communities, we believe the U.S. must improve regulations and oversight on these new-age devices.
In healthcare, if your decisions affect patient lives, "do no harm" must apply—even to algorithms.
From Scientific American
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