“Big Precision Medicine Plan Raises Patient Privacy Concerns”


Scientific American discusses a new $215-million initiative to create a massive database of the personal health information of one million people.

“In addition to patient histories the endeavor would include genetic data and information from devices like wearable health monitors, and the collection of bacteria, fungi and viruses in and on the body called the microbiome,” reports Scientific American.

Big Precision Medicine Plan Raises Patient Privacy Concerns (Scientific American, February 2, 2015)

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