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Masterclass: The advantages and challenges of AI in healthcare  

In healthcare, AI is supporting clinicians and consumers to make more precise healthcare decisions using data on genetics, environment and lifestyle. AI has the potential to deliver higher-powered clinical information and assessments, while overcoming barriers such as access to expert assessment and advice. However, the full benefits of AI cannot be realised unless the technology is safely and ethically integrated into clinical and consumer practice. 

This masterclass will investigate the impacts of AI on quality and patient safety, ethical challenges such as data ownership and privacy, and the very nature of the doctor-patient relationship. Join Professor Magrabi to explore the advantages and challenges of AI in healthcare.

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Artificial Intelligence is supporting clinicians to make more precise healthcare decisions. Join me as I shine a light on the advantages and challenges of AI in healthcare.

Professor Farah Magrabi, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Video: 20 minutes 24 seconds

About the academic presenter

Professor Farah Magrabi, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Professor Farah Magrabi has a background in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, with over 17 years’ experience in Health Informatics. Her work focuses on the design and evaluation of digital health and artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for both clinicians and consumers.

Professor Magrabi’s research seeks to investigate the clinical safety and effectiveness of digital health technologies. She is internationally recognised as a leader in this area and has made major contributions to documenting the patient safety risks of digital health. In 2015, she received the Sax Institute’s Research Action Award for the international impact of her research on policy and practice to improve digital health safety.