So when do we start seeing 'personalised' adds for our medical conditions... from every scammer in the world.
Not forgetting cold calling, insurance hikes, etc.
Five National Health Trusts have signed up to transfer their existing data deals with DeepMind to its parent company Google, but one has refused. Google bought London-based AI firm DeepMind Technologies in 2014 and it officially becomes part of Google Health this week, a year after it announced the transfer. The Royal Free …
The problem is that the government refuses to invest in the NHS, instead is slowly handing it over to corporations such as Richard Branston. If there was investment within the UK, then there could be research into using machine learning within the NHS. However, it is all being handed over to the lowest bidder who are desperate to make money and to improve their own infrastructure.
The NHS often seems to invest in things like AI on the basis of hype, not rational assessment of potential. I argued this in a British Medical Journal opinion piece this week: https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2019/09/20/stephen-black-to-benefit-the-nhs-ai-must-be-guided-by-intelligence-not-hype/
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