The new deadline for opting-out of My Health Record is fast approaching. If you don't already have a My Health Record, and do not want one created for you, you will need to opt-out by 31 January 2019. You can do this online. You will need to have you Medicare card and driver licence (or other
Download Article Data use and an individual’s rights have become very topical with the increasing number of data breaches that impact us as individuals, including reports on data issues in the health sector. Take the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica problems as an example. The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal was a major political
In 2013 we did a series of blogs demystifying big data. We looked at what big data is, how big data is used and recommended some big data best practices. Since 2013 the big data industry has continued to grow exponentially. A Gartner survey, conducted in 2015, showed that over 75% of companies had already
Last October the CJEU invalidated the Safe-Harbour agreement – the mechanism which allowed the lawful transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. You can read our blog post about that first decision here. Swift action has been taken to put together a new agreement – one that prioritises privacy, accountability and transparency.
New Oil? In our recent “Demystifying Big Data” series, we have tried to do just that – chip away at some of the mystique that surround the phrase “Big Data” – a phrase that is bandied about like an elixir, a “New Oil”, or lurks in the shadows like a “creepy big brother” depending on