Friday, November 13, 2015

White House Details Privacy Rules for Precision Medicine Initiative - iHealthBeat



On Monday, the White House unveiled a series of privacy principlesfor President Obama's precision medicine initiative, FierceHealthITreports (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 11/11).

Initiative Details

In February, Obama in his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal asked Congress for $215 million in funding for a precision medicine initiative that centers on the creation of a massive database containing the genetic data of at least one million volunteer participants. A panel of experts in September endorsed the plan for creating the database (iHealthBeat, 9/18).

Details of the Privacy Principles

The privacy principles aim to protect the data of individuals participating in the precision medicine initiative. 




White House Details Privacy Rules for Precision Medicine Initiative - iHealthBeat

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