Non-use of data may be an even bigger problem that its misuse.
How can we ensure technology brings prosperity to us all?
Political and community leaders must act now to preserve the American middle class and adapt the US economy for the 21st century.
There’s more you could donate besides blood, organs and tissue.
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Most people know they can donate their organs after they pass away. But what about their medical data? For National Donor Day, we suggest countries create national databases of data donors.
Data-privacy advocates may have won the care.data battle, but it looks like they're about to lose the war.
Your data is as important as who gets to see it.
There are advantages, too.
Looking at historical records gives us an idea of how we can fail to fully understand medical conditions if the patient is denied a voice.
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Looking at historical health-care records can reveal how misunderstanding of a medical condition first came to develop and why it may not be being treated properly.