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Roundtable on AI Medicine and Blockchain Technology

When the vaccine scandal broke out in China this summer, citizens resorted to blockchain technology in the spreading of related news, to escape the central government’s censorship. It’s ironic as President Xi Jingping had endorsed the same technology at the annual conference of Chinese Academy of Sciences in May, for its breakthrough in several areas…

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Medical data: who owns it and what can be done to it?

Medical data are usually stored in what known as electronic health records (EHRs) where patients’ demographics, conditions, treatments and progress are systematically tracked. In US, an estimated 85% of general practitioners and over 90% of hospitals are relying on EHRs. However, according to Health Information & The Law, a collaborative project between George Washington University…