6/11/18

The Rock Weekly

How to regulate AI in healthcare

Another few dozen million dollars went into AI healthcare companies last week (see Recent Funding below), reminding us that regulatory implications need to keep up with the proliferation of companies. So to advance the conversation about how to regulate AI and machine learning in healthcare, Rock Health and Evidation convened a working group to define unresolved questions—like what attributes should be assessed to determine the quality of an AI company? And what benchmark data is acceptable?  Read our full post here

We welcome your feedback on the four guiding questions developed by our working group. We’ll share the learnings with you—and the FDA—later this year.

Headlines

How Should FDA Approach Regulation Of AI And Machine Learning In Healthcare?
Four guiding questions our working group developed Rock Health

Apple Giving Researchers And App Developers New Ways To Prevent Diseases
Consumers can give permission for app developers to access their medical records CNBC

Jonathan Bush Leaves Athenahealth
After 21 years, here's his farewell letter to employees Bloomberg

HHS Cybersecurity Center So Unstable Staff Don't Know If It Exists
Concern stems from its initial success preventing WannaCry attack (which crippled UK hospitals) Healthcare IT News

To Make It Big In Healthcare? Get Past Lisa Suennen
She's not afraid to take aim at some of the buzziest ideas in her business STAT

FDA Makes Premarket Exemption Official For Genetic Risk Assessments
Companies are exempt if methods and one test previously passed FDA review MobiHealthNews

Where Tech Is Improving Health And Why We're Focused On Impact
Rock Health CEO Bill Evan chats with Aspen Ideas Aspen Public Radio

Pharma Enthusiastic For Digital Medicine, But Some Roadblocks Remain
"Resistance to digital change primarily comes from those below the top rung of the corporate ladder" MobiHealthNews

Justice Dept Says Crucial Provisions Of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional
Insurers could again deny people coverage for pre-existing conditions The New York Times

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