Personalised healthcareMedical profiling and online medicine: the ethics of ‘personalised healthcare’ in a consumer age – Nuffield Council on Bioethics – October 2010

Posted on January 11, 2011. Filed under: Health Informatics, Patient Participation | Tags: |

Personalised healthcare: medical profiling and online medicine: the ethics of ‘personalised healthcare’ in a consumer age – Nuffield Council on Bioethics – October 2010

“New developments in medical profiling and online medicine are promised by their providers as leading to a new era of ‘personalised healthcare’.

These developments include direct-to-consumer personal genetic profiling and body imaging, and websites that provide health advice, storage of health records and medicines for sale. This report weighs up the benefits and harms, along with the ethical values that come into play.”

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