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privacy-laws-need-updating-after-google-deal-with-hca-healthcare-medical-ethics-professor-says
US privacy laws need to be updated, especially after Google signs a deal with a major hospital chain, medical ethics expert Arthur Kaplan said on Wednesday. "Now we have electronic medical records, huge amounts of data, and it's like asking a navigation system from a WWI plane to guide us to the space shuttle," said Kaplan, professor at the...
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A perspective article published in the New England Journal of Medicine described the current dilemma faced by many emergency room workers: Will my care for patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) put my loved ones at risk? Dr. Christian Rose, MD, a doctor in an emergency room in San Francisco, California, wrote about his mother-in-law diagnosed in 2019...
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SINGAPORE - Indian drug maker Cadila Healthcare is about to start a phase 3 clinical trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine, its chairman told CNBC."We are now entering the third phase, which will begin very, very soon," Pankaj Patel told CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" on Tuesday.He said the process will involve around 30,000 volunteers and take around three to...
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A security guard administers disinfectant to a visitor to a government hospital in Lagos on February 28, 2020.PIUS UTOMI EKPEI | AFP via Getty ImagesThe coronavirus pandemic has sharpened the lens of a significant health spending gap in Africa's largest economy, and international investors are trying to fill the gap.When it comes to health care, Nigeria lags behind...
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