Alexa, privacy and the role of personal data in health technology

There has been a bit of a furore recently about the news that Amazon’s Alexa has partnered with the NHS, and will be offering health advice via voice search. In the UK, what was NHS Choices, now NHS.uk, is a trusted source of information when people have health concerns, and enabling a greater number of … Continue reading Alexa, privacy and the role of personal data in health technology

Exploring the exciting potential of the data mobility opportunity

The Personal Data Economy (PDE) reaching its full potential depends heavily on data mobility. Fully enabling the safe and easy transfer of data between individuals, organisations and governments will create a transformational opportunity which has been identified as the next major digital accelerator of economic growth. Growth in the PDE to date has been fuelled … Continue reading Exploring the exciting potential of the data mobility opportunity

Education – the key missing link to greater patient centricity

It is becoming increasingly clear that education is the key to unlocking greater patient centricity around health data. Meeting this challenge is paramount to true patient centricity success, and there is a growing amount of interest in the practicalities of how this could work. A workshop I held recently, exploring the philosophy of empowering individuals … Continue reading Education – the key missing link to greater patient centricity

Digi.me wins 3rd prize at Dutch Government Citizen Centricity hackathon

Digi.me is delighted to have been awarded 3rd place at a recent Dutch Ministry of Interior Affairs’ 'Citizen Centricity' hackathon. We were also given a prestigious €50,000 proof of concept mandate to trial various personal data use cases, which will kick-start a strategic partnership with the Dutch government. These will allow citizens in the Netherlands … Continue reading Digi.me wins 3rd prize at Dutch Government Citizen Centricity hackathon

Digi.me’s first health record access Twitter chat shows good support for patient centricity

Individuals are becoming increasingly aware of their rights to access their data and the benefits of them owning and controlling a copy which they can use. Since the introduction of the EU’s GDPR data protection legislation in 2018, there has been a rise in the number of enquiries and complaints to regulatory bodies regarding access … Continue reading Digi.me’s first health record access Twitter chat shows good support for patient centricity

Revealed: The key findings of ground-breaking Ctrl-Shift Personal Data Mobility Sandbox

Ctrl-Shift, the personal data innovation consultancy, has published the first results of a ground-breaking Personal Data Mobility Sandbox - a collaboration of market leading organisations including Barclays, the BBC, BT, Centrica and Facebook, with digi.me as the data facilitator. This first phase of the Data Mobility Infrastructure Sandbox has examined safe data sharing, investigating how … Continue reading Revealed: The key findings of ground-breaking Ctrl-Shift Personal Data Mobility Sandbox

Sopra Banking Software and digi.me team up to help banks gain a competitive edge in today’s digital world

Digi.me is delighted to announce a new partnership with Sopra Banking Software - a global leader in digital banking and financing software. Digi.me’s Private Sharing solution empowers individuals to own, control and securely share their personal data with third parties. This enables Sopra’s bank clients to go one step further, offering consumers more tailored and … Continue reading Sopra Banking Software and digi.me team up to help banks gain a competitive edge in today’s digital world