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#47: The Future of Digital Health, Part 2: America’s Data
Episode 4711th December 2018 • Important, Not Important • Important, Not Important
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In Episode 47, Quinn goes solo for a minute to discuss: America’s data and the future of digital health. Quinn sits down for a one-on-one chat with Dave Gershgorn, the lead artificial intelligence reporter at Quartz (AKA, to figure out why our data is different, how the future we were promised is both here and pretty damn far away, and whether/why data is too white. The worlds of healthcare and artificial intelligence are looking – big surprise – really biased right now, but with some effort, we can get to the colorful and diverse future of digital health we talked about with Dr. Indra Joshi and Maxine Mackintosh back in episode 43.

 Today, Dave provides some journalist-approved action steps that will help us get a little more informed on the subject so that we can all help make that future our reality. 

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Twitter: @davegershgorn 

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“If AI is going to be the world’s doctor, it needs better textbooks” Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots by John Markoff 

AI Now Institute: 

Data & Society: 

“A Proposal for the Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence” 

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