Supporting health innovation with fair informationi practice principles – key issues emerging from oecd-israel workshop
OECD-Israel Workshop January 2021 Report, prepared by Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Israel Tech Policy Institute’s Managing Director Event took place on January 19-20, 2021 In order to learn about ongoing efforts […]
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Social Justice: Barriers and Responses
It is universally accepted that everyone has the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. The right to health implies various other entitlements, […]
Event Recap – Virtual OECD Workshop: Supporting Health Innovation with Fair Information Practice Principles
Event took place on January 19-20, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the crucial role that data collection, analysis, sharing, and dissemination play for governments, academic institutions, […]
Can Artificial Intelligence mitigate the Long-Term Care crisis?
by Dr. Sivan Tamir* Society seems to be facing a long-term care (LTC) crisis. LTC is a collective term for various services (such as assistance in daily living activities; home […]
Event Recap – AI in IVF (7th June 2021)
On June 7th, we held a first-of-its-kind webinar (in Hebrew) on AI in IVF – Clinic, Lab, Technology and Ethics, where the following aspects of the novel introduction of artificial intelligence […]
Implementing Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Field – some ethical concerns
The development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tools in the healthcare field seems to be continuously increasing. In fact, it would seem like there is no limit to human ingenuity when it comes to artificial intelligence.
Using Health Data for Research: Evolving National Policies
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the crucial role that data collection, analysis, sharing, and dissemination play for governments, academic institutions, and private sector businesses racing to advance […]
Telemedicine – Opportunities and Challenges in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Telemedicine – the provision of long-distance clinical healthcare, harnessing readily accessible health-related information and telecommunications technologies, has seen a rather dramatic change over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Israel National Repository for Covid-19 Research
Health systems in Israel and around the world have been dealing recently with the outbreak of the new Coronavirus. Since Covid-19 is a new disease, research into it is of great importance to developing new ways of management and treatment.
Brief on Digital Means Employed by the Government of Israel RE: Covid-19
The Government of Israel has activated two parallel and separate digital programs against the spread of the Covid-19. Both programs interact with a central data base of diagnosed patients and their full movements in the 14 days prior to their diagnosis.