Podcast: The Cybersecurity Landscape in Healthcare with Judith Germano

Healthcare Nation Podcast welcomes Judith Germano, Cybersecurity Expert and Founder of Germano Law Episode Summary:In this episode of Healthcare Nation, Rick Gannotta sits down with cybersecurity expert Judith Germano to discuss the evolving threat landscape in the healthcare sector. With her extensive background in economic crimes and as a distinguished fellow at NYU’s Center for […]

The Autonomous AI Physician: Medical Ethics and Legal Liability

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Mindy Nunez Duffourc & Dominick S. Giovanniello Part of the Law, Governance and Technology Series book series (LGTS,volume 58) Artificial intelligence (AI) is currently capable of autonomously performing acts that constitute medical practice, including diagnosis, prognosis, therapeutic decision making, and image analysis, but should AI be considered a medical practitioner? Complicating this question is that fact that the ethical, […]

Healthcare Rethink Podcast

Professor Christopher Boone was recently interviewed on the Healthcare Rethink Podcast. You can listen to it here.

Can AI Streamline Washington, D.C.?

Law professor Catherine Sharkey explains how artificial intelligence is being used to tackle the arduous work of keeping our federal agencies in check.

Alternative Medicine

To make lifesaving drugs more widely available, Priti Krishtel ’02 advocates for patent reform around the world. In 2005, India changed its patent laws to allow pharmaceutical products to be patented—a seismic shift for a country whose previous, less-stringent patent protections had made it a world leader in generic medicines. Sensing disaster for millions of […]

AI Adoption in U.S. Health Care Won’t Be Easy

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Editor’s Note: In an article recently published in Harvard Business Review, James Rebitzer and Robert Rebitzer—coauthors of the new book Why Not Better and Cheaper? Healthcare and Innovation—discuss the challenges the U.S. health care sector faces that could slow the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI). Summarized below, the article also shares three keys to accelerating adoption by […]

When AI Gets It Wrong, Who’s on the Hook?

Generative artificial-intelligence chatbots like ChatGPT are known to get things wrong sometimes, a process known as “hallucinating.” But can anyone be held liable if those incorrect responses are damaging in some way? Host Zoe Thomas talks to a legal expert and an AI ethicist to explore the legal landscape for generative AI technology, and the […]

Biometric Surveillance Is Quietly Expanding: Bright- Line Rules Are Key 

Biometric Surveillance Is Quietly Expanding: Bright- Line Rules Are Key  AI Now Institute  Despite mounting evidence of harm and untested scientific claims, biometric systems are still quietly proliferating and embedding themselves in new domains like cars and the metaverse.  Existing policy approaches based on data protection law, like the GDPR, have proven to be ineffective […]

Podcast: Dr Arthur Caplan; Bioethical Challenges in a Post Truth World

Rick Gannotta (professor in the MS in Health Law and Strategy program) and Dr Arthur Caplan discuss bioethics and its implications within emerging technologies, the current fascination with aging and the medical industries response to meeting that demand, sources of truth in policy and politics, the ethical risk of algorithms, AI dependency & addiction as […]

Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech over COVID-19 vaccine

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Moderna is suing Pfizer and BioNTech, claiming that the companies’ COVID-19 vaccine infringes on Moderna’s patents. The COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech both use messenger RNA (mRNA) and are the only two vaccines approved in the US to do so.

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