Journal Article
Commentary

Artificial intelligence in health care: accountability and safety.

Habli I, Lawton T, Porter Z. Bull World Health Organ. 2020;98.

Using clinical artificial intelligence as an example, these authors posit that digital tools are challenging standard clinical practices around assigning blame and assuring patient safety. They discuss moral accountability for harm to patients and safety assurances to protect patients against such harm, and examine these issues from both a clinician and patient perspective.