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UK Ethnic Bias In Medtech Review To Probe AI Algorithms And Regulatory Gaps

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There is potential for ethnic and socio-economic bias in medical device design, funding allocation and regulatory guidelines, according to the UK’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), which has commissioned a review to uncover the extent of the problem.

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