Project Nightingale: Google denies using private health data for its AI research

Google has denied using private health data for its own AI research following The Wall Street Journal’s exposé of Project Nightingale. Project Nightingale is Google’s codename for its partnership with Ascension, the US’ second-largest health system. The project enables Google to access the health information of around 50…

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How One Doctor Does - and Doesn’t - Use AI (Artificial Intelligence) in His Practice

Doctors have to weigh the limitations of artificial intelligence when considering its use in diagnosing patientsArtificial intelligence, big data, and natural-language processing hold great promise—including transforming clinicians from data-entry clerks to compassionate listeners who assess complex interactions with patients, empowered by algorithms from electronic health record data. The potential…

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