What we do with Electronic Medical Records data is a hot topic around the world. The UK had its own problems when it tried to launch “Care.Data” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26259101) to extract data from family doctors (General Practitioners) which have still not been resolved.
Adam Tanner from Scientific American has written an interesting article on how the market for medical records data has been growing and how patient…
The UK government is currently working on a project called Care.Data that will extract healthcare data from doctor's offices and link it with data from hospitals and other government services. When this project was first announced there was a lot of negative press around issues of opting out of the data collection, informed consent and selling the data to commercial organisations.
Here's an interesting…
Modern Healthcare is reporting that Chinese hackers have stolen a large number of non-medical records from a US hospital chain:
An outside group of hackers targeted …
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Dr Chris Paton
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