To Opt-Out or Not

The debate about our personal medical records being uploaded to a central database continues to generate discussion.

This article from the Yorkshire Post adds some more background to the discussion, particularly from the privacy point of view.

medConfidential – Keep My Secrets, a privacy advocacy website has put together a number of documents that you can use to Opt-Out of the scheme.

There is not doubt that the original intention was a good idea, but lack of clarity about who has access to sensitive medical information, in particular Big Business, has raise a number of important questions that continue to feed the ongoing discussion.

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