Propuesta para la creación de una Estrategia Nacional sobre Medicina de Precisión en Cáncer: posicionamiento de la SEOM, SEAP y SEFH

Las sociedades españolas de Oncología Médica (SEOM), Anatomía Patológica (SEAP) y Farmacia Hospitalaria (SEFH), han elaborado un documento de posicionamiento donde defienden “la necesidad de establecer una estrategia nacional consensuada para el desarrollo de la medicina de precisión en nuestro país. Pilar Garrido1 , Azucena Aldaz2 , Miguel Ángel Calleja3 , Enrique de Álava4,5, María […]

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Profiling and automated decisionmaking

PHG Foundation consider it possible in the next few years that healthcare and public health programmes could utilise profiling and automated decision-making for various applications, particuarly in the context of personalised prevention. In preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force on 25 May 2018 the ICO is assessing the GDPR’s key themes […]

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The Potential for Blockchain to Transform Electronic Health Records

The Potential for Blockchain to Transform Electronic Health Records by John D. Halamka, MD Andrew Lippman, Ariel Ekblaw A vexing problem facing health care systems throughout the world is how to share more medical data with more stakeholders for more purposes, all while ensuring data integrity and protecting patient privacy. Traditionally, the interoperability of medical data among […]

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El País Vasco participa en un proyecto europeo de big data en Salud Pública

La Consejería de Salud del Gobierno del País Vasco y Osakidetza participan, a través de la Fundación Vasca de Innovación e Investigación Sanitarias (BIOEF), en un proyecto europeo “pionero” de big data en Salud Pública, cuya primera reunión de trabajo se celebró este lunes, 6 de febrero, en la localidad vizcaína de Bilbao. La cartera […]

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Why a right to explanation of automated decision-making does not exist in the General Data Protection Regulation

Since approval of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2016, it has been widely and repeatedly claimed that a ‘right to explanation’ of decisions made by automated or artificially intelligent algorithmic systems will be legally mandated by the GDPR. This right to explanation is viewed as an ideal mechanism to enhance the accountability […]

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