Tag Archives: Data Transparency

Europe Consults on Digital Health

Digital health solution providers, and users of digital health services, should take note of three recently launched EU public consultations in the digital health space, and may wish to make submissions to help shape the future of digital health initiatives in the EU.  The earliest deadline for submissions is 16 August 2017. EU Commission Transformation … Continue Reading

ICO Rules UK Hospital-DeepMind Trial Failed to Comply with UK Data Protection Law

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), which enforces data protection legislation in the UK, has ruled that the NHS Royal Free Foundation Trust (“Royal Free”), which manages a London hospital, failed to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 in providing 1.6 million patient records to Google DeepMind (“DeepMind”), requiring the Royal Free to sign an … Continue Reading

CMS Designates Chief Data Officer to Lead New Data and Analytics Office

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in late November that it has designated the agency’s first “Chief Data Officer” to lead a new Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA).  Niall Brennan will serve as the agency’s CDO and his office will oversee “improvements in data collection and dissemination as the agency strives to … Continue Reading