Over the past years, months and days, we’ve all been exposed to #fakenews in one form or another. Some of it is obvious and maybe even funny. Other fake news maybe less obvious, especially if it comes through a friend or colleague. #coronavirus has led to many fast circulating examples of misinformation so here is […]
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Have you ever been so exhausted with making decisions at work that you decide you just want pizza for dinner (any pizza, as long as someone else decides the toppings)? This decision fatigue (1) is a very real experience for all types of doctors and health professionals who spend their day taking important decisions with life or […]
Despite all the best will in the world and processes in places, data breaches can happen. Here’s what to do when/if it happens.
Health data is by definition and function sensitive data, but as anyone seeing patients knows, it is not always practical to get consent when treating a sick patient. It is not necessary to encrypt or anonymise patient data if: The patient as given express consent. It is in the vital interest of the patient, and […]