The deployment of Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is extremely promising and although AI is no panacea, harnessing patient data will lead to precision medicine, help detect disease before they manifest and support independent living for the elderly, amongst many other things. However, this progress will not be without challenges from both an ethical and privacy standpoint. These issues need understanding from policy makers and developers alike for AI to be embraced responsibly.
This paper is by Ivana Bartoletti, Head of Privacy and Data Protection at Gemserv and forms part of the Lecture Notes in the Computer Science book series. You can read the full paper if you have a Springer, Athens or Shibboleth log in here.