BIG Health Data & HIPAA
When trying to understand the many different view points on Health data being at a place like SXSW is very helpful. The panel Why HIPAA Won’t Save You covered a verity of topics ranging from the patients, the health care companies to the scientific researchers who will use this data. How to keep everyone’s health data safe and get it to the people who can use it responsibly to make discoveries which will improve the health of every individual is a huge question of the internet of things.
One day not too far from now all data that monitors a person’s behavior will be gathered. This means everything we do with any electronic device will help serve the meta data picture that is our lives. How this data will be used, and make no mistake it will be used, is up to us.