March 4, 2020
The Consumer Technology Association announced the development of what it is calling the first-ever ANSI-accredited standard for the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, according to reporting by Mike Miliard in Healthcare IT News.
The group points out that, even though AI is now reshaping a wide array of health-care technologies, many of its key terms are used in different and often confusing ways.
CTA convened a working group with 30 members this past year that has since grown to 52 organizations and member companies – all set on developing 11 consensus-built definitions and characteristics to help developers understand AI technologies and terminologies.
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The standard focuses on terms such as: assistive intelligence, de-identified data, synthetic data, remote patient monitoring and patient decision support system.