An article in The Guardian addresses the growing problem of sharing personal data in the digital age, particularly with regard to health systems. While there are genuine privacy concerns about the NHS Federated Data Platform (FDP), the article highlights that a powerful data system is necessary to ensure that medical records are accessible to those who need them. While people are hesitant to share their sensitive personal information with third-party entities, the article cautions against encouraging digital nimbyism as it could result in lost years, treatments, and lives.
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