Goldacre recommends Trusted Research Environments become ‘the norm’
A review led by Professor Ben Goldacre into health data has recommended Trusted Research Environments (TREs) become the “norm”.
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Londoners have their say on how their health data is used
Londoners have given national and local health leaders a mandate for how they expect their data to be used as part of a region-wide discussion.
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Privacy risks of contact-tracing app exist ‘in theory’, cyber expert says
Dr Ian Levy acknowledged there’s a reidentification risk with tracing technologies but said the NHS app doesn’t collect enough data to endanger privacy.
‘Biggest obstacle’ in digitising healthcare is privacy, Wachter warns
Digitising healthcare was “essential” but it will be “incredibly hard” to take advantage of the digital revolution if data can’t be shared, he said.
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GDPR: Which NHS trusts are ready for 25 May 2018?
New data from Digital Health Intelligence reveals 55% of acute trusts 47% of mental health trusts have an implementation plan prepared for GDPR.
Privacy first: A report on healthcare digital transformation
In late April 2017 UKCloud Health commissioned an extensive survey with ComRes into the general public’s stance on data protection, surveying over 2,000 British adults.
Privacy and Healthcare Data book explores changing concept of ‘privacy’ and ‘patient control’
Patients should be empowered by “the choice of control” – that is the key message addressed in the newly released industry book, Privacy and Healthcare Data.
NHS Digital appoints Home Office CTO as new CEO
NHS Digital has appointed Home Office chief technology officer, Sarah Wilkinson, as its new CEO.
ICO moves to calm controversy over TTP patient data sharing
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) says thousands of GPs should not switch off “enhanced” information sharing, despite ongoing concerns.