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11/21/2013
11:00 AM
Eric Rasmussen
Eric Rasmussen
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Better Balance Needed Between Patient Privacy, Data Sharing

The need for more open sharing of medical data is particularly acute in times of crisis.

Improvised medical data tracking in Haiti.(Source: Eric Rasmussen, CC Attribution)
Improvised medical data tracking in Haiti.
(Source: Eric Rasmussen, CC Attribution)

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shamika
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shamika,
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11/23/2013 | 9:23:48 PM
Re: Funding
Is there a particular time frame that you can keep data? For banks it's normally 5 years. What about for the medical industry?
shamika
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shamika,
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11/23/2013 | 9:18:00 PM
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Data privacy is an important aspect. This is mainly affected for industries such as banks and hospitals since they have most of the sensitive customer information.
Alex Kane Rudansky
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11/21/2013 | 1:54:15 PM
Funding
The concepts Eric writes about are important and timely. But where does the funding for these types of projects come from? How do we stress the importance of data/privacy/the underserved?
David F. Carr
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11/21/2013 | 11:44:25 AM
#FirstWorldProblems
This column gives a whole new perspective on #FirstWorldProblems - and in general the need to understand when privacy might not be the most important thing.
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