All posts by Brendan Seaton

Associate Editor, HIM&CC, President of ITAC Health and Chief Creative Officer for Privacy Horizon Inc.

Artificial Intelligence, Health Care and Privacy

Artificial intelligence (AI) is fast becoming a critical component in any innovative solution. I have noticed this in my work with start-up and scale-up companies. AI is no longer the stuff of science fiction. AI will soon be mainstream, and I predict that it will be a dominant feature of all health information systems within … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence, Health Care and Privacy

Privacy versus Data Protection: A Subtle Distinction

One of the subtle changes driven by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the gradual replacement of the term “privacy” with the term “data protection”. While this might not seem a big deal, language is everything. The terms we use often define the actions we take. In strict terms, privacy is about … Continue reading Privacy versus Data Protection: A Subtle Distinction

Consent: Its Going to Get Worse….Or Maybe Better?

Without question, the most challenging privacy issue facing innovators and entrepreneurs is consent. How do we exploit the benefits of personal information while navigating the complex maze of global privacy laws that put control over the collection, use and disclosure of personal information into the hands of individual data subjects? How do we leverage the … Continue reading Consent: Its Going to Get Worse….Or Maybe Better?

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