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Dr Dominic King - Clinical Lead at DeepMind, Confirmed as Speaker at Executive Leadership Summit

HIMSS UK 22.02.18

HIMSS UK are delighted to have Dr Dominic King, Clinical Lead at DeepMind Health at the Executive Leadership Summit on the 22nd March at the Kings Fund.


The title of his presentation will be: AI-enabled healthcare: potential and challenges


This will then be followed by a panel debate:AI – Are we ready? 

The debate will consider:

  • The legal status of a decision made by an autonomous system

  • Who is accountable for the decision it makes?

  • The ethics of trying to codify the complex tradeoffs that occur every day in healthcare

The confidence of the public and professional in AI with its ‘black box’ image and the notion of loss of human control


DeepMind Health) was set up to build mobile tools and use AI research to help get patients from test to treatment as quickly and accurately as possible. Dominic is the Clinical Lead at DMH, making sure that all the teams work is driven by input from clinicians and patients, and backed by robust clinical evidence. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Surgery at Imperial College London, where he previously worked as an academic general surgeon. Dominic's research interests lie in digital health, health policy and behavioural economics. As part of his PhD, he co-authored the Cabinet Office Mindspace report, which served as the initial operating framework for the Behavioural Insights Team, established by UK Prime Minister David Cameron. He has published research in the Lancet, BMJ and Health Affairs and contributed to sessions at the World Economic Forum and Tech Crunch Disrupt. The clinical app company Dominic co-founded, Hark, was acquired by DeepMind in early 2016 and has been incorporated into the Streams clinical system being deployed in NHS hospitals.


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