Racial and Ethnic Bias in Healthcare Algorithms 

California Attorney General Rob Bonta has sent letters to hospital CEOs across the State requesting information about how healthcare facilities and other providers are identifying and addressing racial and ethnic disparities in commercial decision-making tools. The request for information is the first step in a DOJ inquiry into whether commercial healthcare algorithms – types of software used by healthcare providers to make decisions that affect access to healthcare for California patients – have discriminatory impacts based on race and ethnicity. Read more here

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