Latest AAIP research paper in WHO Bulletin

News | Posted on Thursday 2 April 2020

AI-based tools in health care are challenging the standard clinical practices of assigning blame and assuring patient safety. This paper considers the possibility of patient harm caused by the decisions of an AI-based clinical tool, focusing on two aspects: moral accountability; and safety assurance.

Dr Ibrahim Habli worked with colleagues from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of York's Department of Philosophy, to write a paper published in the April 2020 Bulletin of the World Health Organisation.

The paper illustrates the authors' analysis of AI-based clinical tools by applying it to an example of a system developed for use in the treatment of sepsis. It ends with practical suggestions for ways forward to mitigate concerns.

Read it here