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[Correspondence] Care.data, consent, and confidentiality

05 Apr 2014

The UK Government is implementing an opt-out consent system for its care.data scheme to share patients' health-care records with private companies. This choice is too crude in view of patients' differing levels of trust towards various types of institution, and the differing sensitivity of various types of medical data.

Date: 
5 April 2014

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet