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Privacy: A hole in the virtual medicine cabinet

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Article in CBC Canada, citing a BMJ editorial by Dr Claudia Pagliari discussing the leakage of personal data from health apps to corporations.  

"..In a separate commentary published in the BMJ, health information professor Claudia Pagliari of the University of Edinburgh credited Grundy's research for providing some sobering context amid the excitement surrounding digital health.

Pagliari also wrote there is a "good news story hidden in this work," referring to the fact that companies were more transparent about their data-sharing arrangements after the GDPR came into effect"

Period23 Mar 2019

Article in CBC Canada, citing a BMJ editorial by Dr Claudia Pagliari discussing the leakage of personal data from health apps to corporations.  

"..In a separate commentary published in the BMJ, health information professor Claudia Pagliari of the University of Edinburgh credited Grundy's research for providing some sobering context amid the excitement surrounding digital health.

Pagliari also wrote there is a "good news story hidden in this work," referring to the fact that companies were more transparent about their data-sharing arrangements after the GDPR came into effect"

References

TitlePrivacy: A hole in the virtual medicine cabinet
Media name/outletCBC News Canada
Date of coverage23/03/19
Producer/AuthorVik Adhopia (journalist) CBC News
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