Position statement

Use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is on the rise. Bodies including UK Governments, the National Institute for Health and Care Research and the NHS AI Lab are all investing in developing and deploying the technology. 

As the landscape evolves, health information producers are investigating the risks and benefits of using AI in their everyday work. 

Developed in collaboration with PIF’s AI working group, this position statement aims to help members understand the AI landscape and how to manage it. A full framework for policy creation is in development and will be published in the autumn of 2024.

This position statement includes:

  1. What is AI?
  2. The benefits of using AI
  3. The risks presented by AI
  4. Risk management: The case for AI use policies
  5. Transparency
  6. The AI Working Group
  7. Glossary of terms
  8. References and further reading

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Balancing the risks and benefits of AI in the production of health information


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