Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) & Ethics: The Benefits and Challenges

Sponsored by Springer Nature

Recorded on 08/10/2022
Posted in The Authority File

Episode 271

Introducing Artificial Intelligence to the medical world has reaped advancements in symptom detection, diagnosis procedures, and patient autonomy. However, it has also sparked questions of security, privacy, and ownership. Who owns medical data? What governing body dictates that ownership? How do practitioners and stakeholders create standards for implementing AI into medicine?

In this second episode, Dr. Niklas Lidströmer, co-editor of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, discusses the benefits and challenges of AI in medicine. First, Niklas digs into how AIM allows for a progressiveness that could leave non-AI inclusive doctors behind. He also touches on the process of creating standardized, global practices for medical data processing, the significance of empowering the patient with their own medical information, and how AIM could transform the doctor-patient relationship for the better.

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About the guest:

Dr. Niklas Lidströmer, MD, MSc
Specialist Physician, Senior Advisor, Postgraduate Researcher
Karolinska Institute

Dr. Niklas Lidströmer of Karolinska Institute is a specialist physician, postgraduate researcher in AI in medicine, senior advisor in AI and medical investments, former AI entrepreneur and founder of an AI powered medical platform, former head of Medical AI at a variety of med-tech companies, and also previous co-leader of a handful of successful medical startups.

His experience also encompasses widespread global clinical work spanning 20 years within numerous regions across eight countries. After graduating with a master’s thesis on global medicine in 2000, he began practicing as a medical doctor in 2002, followed by internship, specialized residencies, and clinical work all over the world, including 1 year circumnavigating as a maritime doctor. His international work experience, fluency in nearly ten languages, practical familiarization with AI in the medical and pharmaceutical industries, and clinical specialist competence in general medicine have produced a passion for translational and educational aspects of artificial intelligence in medicine.

Dr. Lidströmer is Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Nature Reference Work Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – the new standard reference, for artificial intelligence in medicine, which has now become the largest and most comprehensive in the scientific community.

Enjoy the conversation? Listen to the rest of the series:

Check out our previous series with Springer Nature:
– Practical Sustainability
– Ethics and Integrity in Educational Contexts
– The Path Toward Open Science
– Understanding and Implementing Cybersecurity
– Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age

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