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

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