Use of artificial intelligence to detect melanoma in NHS since January 1st, 2020
ruby borg made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Health and Social Care
Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 regarding using AI to detect melanoma in the NHS since January 1st, 2020. Specifically, I would like to request the following information:
The number of patients who have undergone a diagnostic test for melanoma using an AI model since January 1st, 2020.
The number of cases where an AI model was used to assist with the diagnosis of melanoma since January 1st, 2020.
The types of AI models that have been used for the detection of melanoma in the NHS since January 1st, 2020, including the name and manufacturer of each model.
The clinical validation and accuracy reports or studies of the AI models used in the NHS for melanoma detection
The cost of using AI models for the detection of melanoma in the NHS since January 1st, 2020, including any costs associated with the purchase, maintenance, and use of the technology.
Any relevant guidelines or policies the NHS has in place regarding using AI models to detect melanoma.
Any training or support provided to NHS staff on the use of AI models for the detection of melanoma.
I would prefer to receive this information electronically, via email, if possible. If there are any fees for processing this request, please let me know in advance.
I look forward to your response within 20 working days as per the FOI Act.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for your time and assistance.
Dear Ms Borg,
Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1435518).
Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care
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