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MIT Technology Review | 10.23.18

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy.

Mary Madden

Data & Society Health + Data Lead Mary Madden considers what patient privacy means in the current age of technology.

“In the era of data-driven medicine, systems for handling data need to avoid anything that feels like manipulation—whether it’s subtle or overt. At a minimum, the process of obtaining consent should be separated from the process of obtaining care.”

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