A STAT investigation found that a common method of using analytics software to target medical services to patients who need them most is infusing racial bias into decision-making about who should receive stepped-up care.
On assignment for , I went to Ahoskie and photographed for an investigative story on how analytics software can infuse racism into health care. More images, and a powerful story by ⬇️
Insanely proud to work with , who wrote this fantastic look into how software infuses racism into health care. "The hard lines of segregation have faded in Ahoskie. But in health care, a new force is redrawing those barriers."
A major STAT investigation: tracks how analytics software is infusing racial bias into health care. One expert refers to an "algorithm that reinforces structural biases in our society.'' via
A common way of using analytics software -- and cost predictions -- to target services to needy patients is infusing racial bias into health care. Cost ≠ need. My investigation for here: via
Sad but unsurprising - racial disparities in multiple patient assessment algorithms used in healthcare, reporting by . The bias is not intentional, but it reinforces deeply rooted inequities in the American health care system. cc:
Remember that study last year that documented racial bias in the use of an algorithm in one health system? A investigation by found that the problems arise from multiple algorithms used in hospitals across the country
From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S healthcare via
A STAT investigation found that a common method of using analytics software to target medical services to patients who need them most is infusing racial bias into decision-making about who should receive stepped-up care. By ⁦⁩.
"From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into health care."
The problem with using cost of care in predicting health outcomes..... shouldnt we be focused on quality?????? #datasaveslives From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S.... via