AI is already precious in the health/medical sectors and tomorrow may be able to satisfy our most intimate desires. But our health data is particularly sensitive… the protection of this data, inside or outside health data hubs, and the way AI uses it is becoming a vital issue for society, just like transhumanism.


The EIT Health Consultative Group, which includes as a member Professor Theodore Christakis (AI Regulation Chair at MIAI and co-director of the Grenoble Alpes Data Institute), submitted this report to provide informed views on the European Commission’s Data Strategy and AI White Paper.
Health AI can offer great benefits to society as preventing diseases, healing, or finding remedies. However, it carries important risks.


Earlier this month, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a civil law enforcement agency, published a settlement order requiring WW International, Inc. (formerly known as Weight Watchers) and its subsidiary Kurbo to delete the personal data illegally collected from children under 13 and to destroy any algorithm or AI model built using such data.
On September 3rd, 2021, the Garante per la protezione dei dati personali (the GPDP – Italian data protection authority), issued an official request to the local Health authority USL Roma 3, to provide information about its deploying of AI technologies to combat Covid19.
On December 10, 2020, the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (EP) adopted new guidelines on the use of AI for military purposes and its use in the health and justice sectors.
On September 9th, 2020, the Consort-AI extension provided guidelines for clinical trial reports for interventions involving AI.
On February 25,2020, the Consumer Technology Association launched the “first-ever industry-led standard for AI in health care”.