Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & Health Care: Privacy & Legal Issues

October 24, 2019 at 8:30am10:30am
Health Care Legal Updates Breakfast Series
Fox Rothschild LLP

101 Park Ave | 17th Floor
New York, NY 10178


Artificial intelligence is rapidly revolutionizing the health care system, affecting everything from consumer health devices to sophisticated diagnostic tools that inform clinical decision-making. As AI moves closer to actually making independent clinical decisions, significant legal and ethical ramifications are involved.

This program covers:

  • Overview of the use of AI in health care
  • Definitions of AI, machine learning, deep learning and black-box medicine
  • Reimbursement, including recent changes to Medicare
  • Regulation of clinical devices that involve AI, including software as a medical device, and FDA rules
  • Implications for privacy and issues regarding HIPAA and patient confidentiality
  • Questions of intellectual property ownership
  • Malpractice concerns with the use of AI
  • How to combat potential discriminatory biases in AI
  • Discussion by the CEO of a start-up focused on transforming clinical diagnosis and treatment in pathology and oncology through AI, including practical concerns and experience