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UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision – TechCrunch

UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision – TechCrunch The UK’s still fairly new in post minister for health, Matt Hancock, quickly made technology one of his stated priorities. And today he’s put more meat on the bones of his thinking, setting out a vision for …

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Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch

Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch A third party audit of a controversial patient data-sharing arrangement between a London NHS Trust and Google DeepMind appears to have skirted over the core issues that generated the controversy in the first place. …

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Concerns raised over new ethics regime for UK public sector data processing

Concerns have been raised about a set of late stage government amendments inserted into the UK’s draft data protection bill. The clauses deal with the processing of public sector data. Health data privacy advocacy group MedConfidential believes ministers are trying to sneak in a data protection law carveout, in order …

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