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10/17/2020

From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S. health care

External Link - Source: STAT News

“In health care, a new force is redrawing barriers: algorithms that blindly soak up and perpetuate historical imbalances in access to medical resources.” Investigations reveal algorithms commonly inject racial bias into decisions for vulnerable areas. How can we better redesign software to reduce the infusion of racism into health care as we move towards a more digital age?

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