Artificial Intelligence Changes Healthcare Delivery

29. Jan. 2019

Whoever wants to take part in the global race to develop artificial intelligence (AI) for medicine must first create the right conditions for it. At the Siemens Healthineers symposium during the German government’s Digital Summit 2018, innovators, politicians, and lawyers made the case for better framework conditions – and a public discourse.” - Philipp Grätzel von Grätz

Christian Dierks attended the symposium as a speaker, shedding a light on the legal background of AI-based medicine. He argues that the current normative framework puts challenges on the use of AI in medicine, e.g. with unsatisfactory rules on civil liability and data sovereignty. A possible solution to the urgent questions of civil law, would be a to give AI a legal status of it’s own, which would allow it to be held liable and consequently insurable.

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