health data

Concerns raised over new ethics regime for UK public sector data processing

Health data privacy advocacy group MedConfidential believes ministers are trying to sneak in a data protection law carveout, in order to hand politicians the power to judge the ethics of -- for exampl

The menopause is on our roadmap, says Clue’s Ida Tin

Femtech startup Clue is looking at expanding the feature-set of its period tracking app to attract women outside its current younger demographic.

Documents detail DeepMind’s plan to apply AI to NHS data in 2015

More details have emerged about a controversial 2015 patient data-sharing arrangement between Google DeepMind and a UK National Health Service Trust which paint a contrasting picture vs the pair's pub

Building health AIs should be UK ambition, says strategy review

A wide-ranging, UK government-commissioned industrial strategy review of the life sciences sector, conducted by Oxford University's Sir John Bell, has underlined the value locked up in publicly-funded

Form an orderly queue! Google wants your blood (and other bodily fluids). Oh and your medical records

Alphabet's (Google's) life sciences division Verily has launched its public pitch for a massive, multi-year health study it's leading, along with Duke University School of Medicine, Stanford Medicine

UK watchdog “close” to verdict in DeepMind Health data consent probe

The UK's data protection watchdog has said it's "close" to concluding a 10-month+ investigation into consent complaints pertaining to a patient data-sharing agreement inked between Google-owned DeepMi

DeepMind says no quick fix for verifying health data access

Why should you trust an advertising giant with the most sensitive personal data you possess: aka your medical records? That's the hugely sticky issue Google-owned DeepMind is facing as it seeks to emb

DeepMind wants its healthcare AI to charge by results — but first it needs your data

Mark your Google calendars because from today 'Don't be evil' rides again, via the DeepMind AI division of the Alphabet ad giant, as a hippocratic assurance to 'Do no harm'...

DeepMind NHS health data-sharing deal faces further scrutiny

A controversial data-sharing agreement between Google-owned AI company DeepMind and the UK's National Health Service (NHS) has caught the eye of the National Data Guardian -- the government appointee

The Mobile Health Paradox: Why Data Isn’t Nearly Enough

Across most developed economies, healthcare costs are rising faster than inflation. A key cause of the rise in healthcare spending lies in the spiraling costs of treating preventable chronic diseases.

Additive Analytics Launches New Tools To Help Patients Compare Surgery Costs

TechCrunch first met Additive Analytics when the health data startup launched Maternity Compare, a site that helps parents find trustworthy obstericians. Now Additive Analytics' founder Laura Hamilton

Health Data Startup SolveBio Raises $2M From A16Z, Max Levchin, SV Angel, And Other Investors

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.solvebio.com">SolveBio</a> wants to make DNA reference data easy to access. The health startup announced today that it has raised $2 million from Andreessen Horow

TrueVault Launches To Bring Easy HIPAA Compliance To Startups And Health Apps

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: In an effort to jumpstart the U.S. economy amidst the runaway blight of the “Great Recession” and financial crisis beginning in 2008, C

Peter Thiel & Reid Hoffman-Backed 100Plus Unveils Its First iPhone App, “A Life Coach In Your Pocket”

Founded in late 2011, <a target="_blank" href="http://100plus.com/">100Plus</a> set out to tap into the growing popularity of the <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantified_Self"

Healthrageous Lands $6.5M To Help You Take Control Of Your Health (With Data)

Founded in 2010, Boston-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthrageous.com/">Healthrageous</a> has developed a platform that helps individuals, employers, health providers and everyone in bet

With Fitbit And RunKeeper Data, Notch Offers A Creative Way To Visualize Your Health

It's a good time to be a healthy geek -- and to start becoming one. Of late, we've seen an exponential increase in digital health data thanks to growing popularity of a new generation of smart, wearab