May 202017

Dena Feldman and Christopher Hanson write: Last week, the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity (HCIC) Task Force (the “Task Force”) published a pre-release copy of its report on improving cybersecurity in the health care industry.  The Task Force was established by Congress under the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.  The Task Force [Read More…]

May 162017

Kelly Fiveash reports: Google’s DeepMind AI wing was given access to the personal medical records of 1.6 million NHS patients on an “inappropriate legal basis,” the UK’s top data protection adviser to the health service has said. In a letter sent to the Royal Free Hospital’s medical director professor Stephen [Read More…]

Apr 292017

May Bulman reports: Public Health England (PHE) has warned that the sharing of personal information by NHS commissioners and healthcare providers risks undermining public confidence in the NHS and could have “unintended serious consequences” for patients. In a series of letters published by the Health Select Committee, PHE and the National [Read More…]