Nov. 30, 2023, 5:51 a.m. | Stephanie Kirmer

Towards Data Science - Medium towardsdatascience.com

On the use of machine learning in healthcare and the United Healthcare AI scandal

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

Some of you may know that I am a sociologist by training — to be exact, I studied medical sociology in graduate school. This means I focused on how people and groups interact with illness, medicine, healthcare institutions, and concepts and ideas around health.*

I taught undergraduates going into healthcare fields about these issues while I was an adjunct …

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