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Real reform must follow ruling on flawed NHS-DeepMind data deal

Real reform must follow ruling on flawed NHS-DeepMind data deal

作者:华俐  时间:2019-02-28 03:17:00  人气:

Andrzej Krauze SO THE deal struck over patient data between the Royal Free Foundation NHS Trust and AI pioneer DeepMind “failed to comply with” the law. That’s the long-awaited verdict of the regulator charged with upholding UK data protection rules. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said the trust, part of the UK’s national health service, erred in four ways. It did not examine the privacy implications of the agreement closely enough. It failed to tell patients about the deal or offer an opt-out before handing over their records. Plus sharing 1.6 million identifiable records was in excess of that needed to test an app. … Leader: “AI doctors should improve healthcare,