Mar 252020
 March 25, 2020  Posted by  Business, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Charles Rusnell reports: A privacy review of Babylon, the controversial telehealth doctor consultation app, may not be completed for a year or more. Telus Health has submitted a privacy impact assessment of the app to Alberta’s privacy commissioner but a review of its impact on the confidentiality of individuals’ health information will take time. [Read More…]

Mar 242020
 March 24, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Surveillance

Sara Harrison writes: As COVID-19 spreads to 50 states this month, the U.S. government is in talks with tech companies including Google and Facebook about possibly using location data from Americans’ cellphones to track the spread of the coronavirus, The Washington Post has reported. Public health officials are exploring whether the [Read More…]