Sep 142018
 September 14, 2018  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare

From BioMed Central:

The collection and use of our personal data has come under increased scrutiny and public attention in recent years, the introduction of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being a prime example. When it comes to medical data, how do we balance protecting patients’ data with the benefits that big data and combined datasets bring to medical research? Here, Marieke Bak, one of the authors of research published today in Critical Care, talks us through this conundrum and the particular difficulties in obtaining consent in emergency settings.

Read more on BMC.

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