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UC San Diego Health Appoints Inaugural Chief Health AI Officer

HIT Consultant

. – This newly created position emphasizes the health system’s commitment to advancing the use of AI in healthcare, ensuring patient safety and improving health outcomes. – Bridging the gap between academic research and clinical practice by integrating cutting-edge AI technologies into clinical workflows.

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Correctional Sleep: Where Litigation Falls Short and Where Research, Policymaking are Needed

Bill of Health

People who are incarcerated already exhibit elevated rates of morbidity , and it is likely that the sleep deprivation associated with corrections only depresses health outcomes. population , a troubling reality not only for COVID-19 mitigation efforts, but also health equity writ large. Jolin is an A.B.

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Applying Luck Egalitarianism to Health Resource Allocation

Bill of Health

While personal responsibility is sometimes considered when past actions influence treatment outcomes (e.g., patients with alcohol use disorder not being eligible for liver transplants), in general, the reasons for ill health are not an explicit consideration in most health decision-making in the U.S.

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Organ Transplant Candidates Who Use Medical Cannabis Face Discrimination

Bill of Health

face discrimination in seeking health care services, including restrictions against obtaining solid organ transplants. Legal strategies to prevent discrimination Further research on cannabis use and post-transplant health outcomes will be important to generate a stronger evidence base to inform transplant policies.

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The International Weaponization of Health Data

Bill of Health

On the one hand, the international sharing of health-related data sets has paved the way for important advances such as mapping the human genome , tracking global health outcomes , and fighting the rise of multidrug-resistant superbugs.

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“Healthcare Isn’t Healthy:” the Global Challenge of Health Equity, and Calls-to-Action

Health Populi

AI tools can bring transformative changes that enhance the delivery of care and improve health outcomes.” Then there is technology: “There is a need for AI solutions to recognize diversity,” the report asserts. “AI

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AI is the New Health Literacy Challenge for Patients and the Health/Care Industry

Health Populi

patients were uncomfortable if their health care provider relied on AI for their medical care. Patients were split between whether AI would lead to better, worse, or neutral health outcomes, shown in the lower pie chart from the study. In consumer interviews conducted in December 2022, Pew found that 60% of U.S.