Episode 138

Microsoft's head of AI on building ethical systems


October 25th, 2022

36 mins 33 secs

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About this Episode

Equity is top of mind for health leaders—but revelations about bias in artificial intelligence is giving increasing cause for concern. In this episode host Rachel (Rae) Woods invites Microsoft’s Director for Artificial Intelligence Tom Lawry to discuss how bias creeps into AI. Together, they discuss the ethical principles leaders can adopt to ensure AI is used responsibly, and what we can all do to make intelligent systems more equitable.

Tom Lawry is the author of Hacking Healthcare, which details lessons learned from AI’s role during global pandemic and how to apply this knowledge to healthcare's other big challenges – including inequity.


As we emerge from the global pandemic, healthcare is restructuring. What decisions should you be making, and what do you need to know to make them? Explore the state of the healthcare industry and its outlook for next year by visiting advisory.com/HealthCare2023.