As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the use of apps and other trace and track technologies have not delivered on their promise. Strong personal data regulation, coupled with public suspicion about how their data is collected and then used, is driving the debate surrounding Coronavirus and how technology can be used to combat its impact.
Rabia has a background in immuno-genetics with a passion for bridging the worlds of science, business and technology. She completed her BSc in Biology and Economics from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She went on to complete a PhD in Genetics, studying the genetics underlying the host immune response to Typhoid.
Healthcare, like many other sectors, is moving through technological change. All of the technologies in development need patient data. The healthcare sector already collects masses of information, but much of this is unstructured and not curated. As healthcare expands its data collection capacity, what does this mean for privacy, security and patient care?