The British Heart Foundation provides secretariat support to the APPG to assist with its mission of ensuring that heart and circulatory diseases remain on the political agenda, so that together we can beat the heartbreak these conditions cause families and loved ones every day.
In recent years, the BHF and the APPG have worked together to raise awareness of heart and circulatory diseases amongst parliamentarians, and have run inquiries and produced reports on issues such as heart failure.
The APPG is currently running an inquiry on the impact of artificial intelligence technologies on heart and circulatory disease patients. As part of this, we recently held a series of roundtable discussions with patients, policymakers, cardiologists, researchers, and industry representatives to hear a range of perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of using artificial intelligence in healthcare.
For the next stage of its inquiry, the APPG is conducting a survey to find out what members of the public know and feel about the use of artificial intelligence technologies in providing healthcare to those with heart and circulatory diseases. Findings from our survey and roundtables will be presented in a report which will be launched in Spring 2019.
- Henry Smith MP – Chair
- Mike Gapes MP – Vice Chair
- Baroness Masham – Vice Chair
- Seema Malhotra MP – Vice Chair
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