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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 […]
When you share patient data as a doctor, for example, referring your patient to a cardiologist colleague, you are ‘disclosing personal data’. You don’t have to disclose the transfer of the information to the patient or data subject if you are still respecting professional confidentiality. The receiver or recipient of this data then becomes the […]