What is it about?

Implementing ethics in medical AI is complex. Mapping the flow of knowledge exchanged between AI, patients, clinicians and additional stakeholders can reveal ethical issues that need to be addressed. Importantly, it highlights that ethics are embedded in relationships, and the questions is how intentional we are about them when introducing an AI in a medical setting.

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Why is it important?

From intention to action, this research lays out a pathway to implementing ethics in medical AI.


I hope this article will spark some deeper questioning about purpose and systemic effects of medical AI, and in particular how it affects the vulnerable relationships between patients and clinicians.

Magali Goirand
Macquarie University

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This page is a summary of: Mapping the flow of knowledge as guidance for ethics implementation in medical AI: A qualitative study, PLoS ONE, November 2023, PLOS,
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0288448.
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