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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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.
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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New data from Digital Health Intelligence reveals 55% of acute trusts 47% of mental health trusts have an implementation plan prepared for GDPR.
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.
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 has appointed Home Office chief technology officer, Sarah Wilkinson, as its new CEO.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) says thousands of GPs should not switch off “enhanced” information sharing, despite ongoing concerns.
Google’s DeepMind Health is creating a new data audit infrastructure that allows trusts to see how their data is being processed in real time.
NHS Digital will not face “regulatory action” from ICO for not honouring patients’ Type 2 opt outs, which allows your data to be shared with third parties.