Jun 14 2018

​Pamela Hepp, Shareholder in the firm's Healthcare section, participated in a "Science on the Hill: AI, Robotics and Your Health," the second panel discussion in a series presented by Scientific American to connect experts in the scientific community directly with lawmakers on Capital Hill.

The event provided insights on how advances in artificial intelligence and robotics can affect your health. Experts weighed in on how AI can improve diagnoses and cut costs, how robots could help serve as caregivers, and the role that mobile health systems and platforms will play in the future of medicine. Congressman McNerney, one of only two scientists in Congress, provided opening remarks.

Panelists included:

  • (Moderator) Mariette DiChristina, editor in chief of Scientific American
  • Pedro Domingos, University of Washington and author of The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World
  • Suchi Saria, Johns Hopkins University, working on diagnostic and treatment planning tools
  • Pam Hepp, looking at data security, healthcare regulations and digital health records

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