logo
logo

Patient data API pivotal to DeepMind’s push into UK’s NHS

avatar
James Dalporto
img

DeepMind Health s inaugural collaboration with the U.K. s National Health Service NHS , initially focused on building an app for helping early detection of Acute Kidney Injury AKI , was relaunched earlier today — under a new information-sharing agreement with the Royal Free NHS Trust, and a broader scope for the collaboration.

There are some notable additions to the project at this point — such as a plan to create a technical audit infrastructure to track and log individual access to patient data, and an explicit commitment in the ISA that Google will not use the PID for any other purpose, nor combine it with other data, nor sell data to third parties.

The first mention of the FHIR on the Streams website was earlier today — when DeepMind also added this explainer infographic of the intended infrastructure …

Speaking to TechCrunch today, CEO and co-founder Mustafa Suleyman describes the FHIR API as a central part of what we re doing .

queries Sam Smith of health data privacy advocacy group MedConfidential, which has been critical of the DeepMind/Royal Free arrangement since details were made publicly available.

Although Smith dismisses this argument, pointing out that Cerner provides the primary mission critical IT system for the entire hospital versus DeepMind building just an app.

collect
0
avatar
James Dalporto
guide
Zupyak is a free B2B community content platform for publishing and discovering stories, software and businesses. Explore and get your content discovered.