AI Ethics & Application in Healthcare

80 Pasir Panjang Road, #03-71, Mapletree Business City, , Singapore

For October, DSSG is excited to have Dr Scott, a medical doctor, to share his insights on AI’s application in healthcare and Jia Yuan, a researcher in AI ethics.

*RSVP open Thurs, 7th Oct ,[masked]:00 PM*.

6.30pm – 7.15pm: Registration / Networking
7:15pm – 8 pm: AI in Healthcare today, Dr Scott Wong
8.00pm – 8.30 pm: AI Ethics, Jia Yuan
8.30pm – 9.00pm: Closing and Networking

Synopsis & Bio

Speaker 1:
Dr Scott Wong is a medical doctor with special interest in digital medicine and AI, and is a former Singapore-Stanford Biodesign fellow. He is a former regulator for Telemedicine in the Ministry of Health Singapore, helping to set up the Telemedical Sandbox and contributing to regulations in the Health Care Services Act (HCSA) regarding digital health. He also founded Novyas in 2016, which is a mobile smart pad based electronic medical record system for sports teams, which used machine learning to predict injuries in high performance athlete.
Dr Scott is currently working at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital as a medical officer, while working on Podinno, a platform that uses big data to prevent amputations in patients with diabetic foot ulcers.

AI in Healthcare today – A doctors perspective
In this talk, Dr Wong will try to give a top down perspective of AI in healthcare as a former regulator, and also a bottom up perspective as a practicing doctor who is building an AI digital health startup. He will go through several use cases AI in medicine in the past, present and future, and how it looks like from his experiences during clinical immersions in the US, China and Indonesia. Finally, he also seeks to provide a quick framework on how to approach an AI healthcare use case, and will also talk about the ethical issues he has encountered in his practice

Speaker 2:
Jia Yuan is a Research Associate at the Centre for AI and Data Governance at SMU. His current research focuses on improving cooperation between AI projects to facilitate responsible AI development.

This talk is about the growing field of AI ethics, focusing on Singapore’s approach. I’ll cover: the policy landscape in Singapore and how we fit into the global picture, PDPC’s Model AI Governance Framework, and how to move from designing ethics principles to real-world implementation.

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