Reporting guidelines for clinical trials evaluating artificial intelligence interventions are needed

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  • CONSORT-AI steering group
  • SPIRIT-AI Steering Group

External organisations

  • a Institute of Inflammation and Ageing , College of Medical and Dental Sciences , University of Birmingham , Birmingham , UK.
  • Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine; University of Ottawa; Ottawa; Canada
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Community Information and Epidemiological Technologies, Institute of Population Health; University of Ottawa; Ottawa; Canada


As artifcial intelligence moves into the realm of clinical trials, consideration is needed on whether the current CONSORT and SPIRIT reporting statements are sufcient to ensure transparency.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1467-1468
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number10
Early online date24 Sep 2019
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019