Tag Archives: privacy

Attitudes Towards Health Data

Blog post by Colin Hung For the past sixteen days, I have been glued to my TV and phone watching the Olympics. It’s the intensity of the competition that I love seeing. I cheer most loudly for Canadians, of course, but I do enjoy watching athletes from other countries achieve their gold medal dreams. Seeing […]

Privacy: Preventing Harm or Innovation

Blog post by Pam Ressler, Jodi Sperber, Wendy Sue Swanson and Colleen Young In health, do our assumptions and experience regarding privacy prevent harm or impede innovation? This is what we will address at Stanford Medicine X in September during our panel discussion with Susannah Fox, Pam Ressler, Wendy Sue Swanson, Jodi Sperber and Colleen […]

Data Sharing for Research & Care

Blog post by Janet Freeman-Daily & Colin Hung The President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) 2014-15 workshop series, Connected Health: Improving Patients’ Engagement and Activation for Cancer-Related Health Outcomes, aims “to answer timely, critical questions about connected health strategies and technologies and their potential to engage and activate individuals and patients, with the ultimate goal of improving […]

Personal Health Data and the Doctor-Patient Relationship: Are We Missing Something?

Blog post by Joe Babaian In 2014, the #hcldr tag was used over 148K times with an average of 17 tweets every hour, of every day, all year – ultimately reaching – potentially – 825M views (Data Here). What does this data mean to you? Well it certainly gives an overview of what #hcldr is […]

Are social media relationships different? Implications for patients?

Blog post by Colin Hung A friend of mine who is not active on social media recently asked me a question that took me a long time to answer – Are social media relationships different than other relationships? It was a fascinating question and one that I had not given a lot of thought to. […]

Privacy vs Health. Would you make the trade? – Feb 11th Chat

Blog post by Colin Hung A colleague of mine recently got a new FitBit Force™ the latest activity and fitness tracker. I was amazed at both the style and function of the product. It’s simply incredible what it monitors – sleep, steps, calories burned and even eating habits. The most fascinating feature was how you […]