What You Should Know:

The Coalition for Health AI (CHAI) announced today a significant milestone with the formation of its founding partner group.

– The diverse group brings together leading non-profit research institutions, patient advocacy organizations, and healthcare providers alongside major technology companies.

Shared Mission: Trustworthy AI for Better Healthcare

CHAI’s core mission is to establish itself as the go-to resource for responsible AI in healthcare. They aim to:

  • Develop Best Practices: CHAI will contribute to the creation of best practices for testing, deploying, and evaluating AI healthcare systems.
  • Promote Innovation and Collaboration: The coalition fosters collaboration among stakeholders, encouraging responsible experimentation and knowledge sharing across the field of AI in healthcare. This includes leveraging traditional machine learning techniques and cutting-edge advancements like generative AI.

Founding Partners Committed to Responsible AI

CHAI’s founding partners represent a broad spectrum of healthcare and technology leaders, including:

Non-Profit Founding Partners:

  • AdventHealth
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Duke Health
  • Health Level Seven International
  • ideas42
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mass General Brigham
  • Mayo Clinic
  • MedStar Health
  • Mount Sinai Health System
  • National Health Council (NHC)
  • Providence
  • Penn Medicine
  • University of California Health System (including UC Davis Health, UCI Health, UCLA Health, UC Riverside Health, UC San Diego Health and the Jacobs Center for Health Innovation, and UCSF Health)
  • University of North Carolina Health
  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Stanford Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Yale New Haven Health

Industry Founding Partners

  • Amazon
  • CVS Health
  • Google
  • Microsoft

Partnership with National Academy of Medicine

CHAI is partnering with the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) to support and advance the NAM’s Artificial Intelligence Code of Conduct (AICC) project. This collaboration aims to create a guiding framework for ethical AI development in healthcare and biomedicine.

Open Membership and Future Initiatives

CHAI welcomes membership from all interested parties. Later in 2024, they will introduce tiered membership options offering access to exclusive benefits like annual conferences, educational resources, publications, and quality assurance tools.