As part of the Affordable Care Act, some medical providers are in the process of pooling patient data to be used for research. Proponents say it will provide critical information to doctors and their patients on the relative effectiveness of different treatments, devices and drugs. But there are privacy issues to be addressed. Listen to Gene Rich and other experts discuss these issues on "The Promise and Perils of New Project to Share Patient Records."
Gene Rich Talks About Big Data and Medicine on the Diane Rehm Show
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