Data Sharing Benefits Outweigh Risks for Clinical Trial Participants

Despite mistrust in pharmaceutical companies and recent high-profile data breaches at hospitals and insurance companies, people who have participated in clinical trials overwhelmingly support the sharing of their data, a new study finds.

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Senate Committee Introduces Legislation to Fight Opioid Abuse

The Opioid Response Act of 2018 calls for boosting funding to state-based substance abuse registries and other data sharing tools to reduce prescription opioid abuse.

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Facebook, Hospitals Explored Data Sharing Project

Facebook recently hit the pause button on a secret data-sharing plan with top hospitals in light of reports that 87 million Facebook users’ data was compromised by political research firm Cambridge Analytica.

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