6. Google and 51 other healthcare and tech organizations, including the American Medical Association and IBM, released the first American National Standards Institute-accredited standard for the use of artificial intelligence technology in healthcare. The group, convened by the Consumer Technology Association, issues a framework that clearly defines terms that spark debate, such as remote patient monitoring and assistive intelligence, and more. "As health systems and providers use AI tools such as machine learning to diagnose, treat and manage disease, there's an urgent need to understand and agree on AI concepts for consistent use. This standard does exactly that," Rene Quashie, vice president of policy and regulatory affairs in CTA's digital health group, said in a statement. - BECKER'S HOSPITAL REVIEW
A version of this story first appeared in Inside Google.