Brian Powers

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Humana; Internal Medicine Physician, Newton-Wellesley Hospital; and Editor, Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science & Innovation




Dissecting racial bias in an algorithm used to manage the health of populations

Introduction Obermeyer et al. note both the growing attention to potential racial and gender biases within algorithms and the difficulty of obtaining access to real world algorithms – including the raw data used to design and train them – in order to understand how and why bias could appear in them. This study is important…

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