Big Data and Public Health – POST Note – Parliament [UK] – 22 July 2014

Posted on August 1, 2014. Filed under: Health Informatics, Medical Records, Research |

Big Data and Public Health – POST Note – Parliament [UK] – 22 July 2014

“Patient health records and other large scale medical and administrative datasets are increasingly being considered as a valuable tool for the study and improvement of health. This POSTnote examines the sources of data, their current and potential uses for health improvement, and the legal and practical issues raised by data use for public health or research purposes.”

 

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