Australia offers a cautionary tale of government tech gone really, really wrong.
There are many people or entities who could claim ownership over a patient’s medical information. Does your physician own it? The medical institution? Some third party? In general, ownership of information belongs to the individual or company who created or authored that information. For example, intellectual property laws protect “original works of authorship.” Medical records represent professional medical opinions of a physician or a medical institution, and therefore may not necessarily be the patient's property.
Why shouldn't individuals own their medical records? After all, these medical records contain their personal health information and were created for them. Lab work is literally a part of the patient -- why should other people own that?
Among the many stents, surgical clamps, pumps and other medical devices that have recently come before the Food and Drug Administration for clearance, none has excited the widespread hopes of physicians and researchers like a machine called the Illumina MiSeqDx. The device could accelerate the use of genetic information in everyday medical care, physicians hope, improving diagnoses and treatments.
GeoMedicine will probably serve as a catalyst for future human migration from one part of the globe to another in the quest for minimizing personal health risks. And, it may be sooner than you think!
It's time to move beyond the isolated patient experience, but the social outlets we're using aren't made for sharing high-stakes information.
ON AVERAGE, WE live 8 years longer than we did in 1970. The problem is, even though we’re living longer than we ever have before, we are not necessarily living healthier. In fact, we are living sicker in the last 10-15 years of life.
It's not a lie—it's just an omission of information.
Apple wants to make that happen. But will it succeed? Apple isn’t the first tech company to try to bring personal health records to the masses—Google gave it a brief shot, and Microsoft still technically offers its HealthVault. But those efforts were in many ways too early, coming before most Americans were carrying around miniature computers in their pockets, and their interfaces were notoriously clunky, requiring a deadly amount of manual data entry.
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We believe individuals from the general public have a vital role to play in making personal genomes useful. We are recruiting volunteers who are willing to share their genome sequence and many types of personal information with the research community and the general public, so that together we will be better able to advance our understanding of genetic and environmental contributions to human traits and to improve our ability to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness.
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