UK Closer to #myhealthdata? Allows Patient Choice in Transferring Records to Private PHR Firms?

NHS records could be transferred to private companies under plans being drawn up for the Tories.

The party has commissioned a review of the sprawling NHS computer system that may conclude patients should instead be given the option of moving their data to firms such as Bupa, or even Google or Microsoft.

Privacy concerns over Tory plans to farm NHS records out to private firms | Mail Online

Fascinating. Keep an eye on the NHS debate about allowing patients the option to move data to private PHR offerings.

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