Ethics and Privacy
Care3® works by gathering and analyzing users’ health data via our monitoring and triage centre. We do this as an ethical, responsible organisation, rooted in the public sector, with the aim of improving health and social services and users’ quality of life. We will always seek permission from users or their carers to share their information with other health and social care professionals. We will never share users’ information with commercial organisations for profit.
As part of our registration process, we will request permission to anonymise personal data for use by reputable research institutions, to further medical science. We will never breach a user’s trust by misuse of this anonymised personal data.
Use of Big Data
Society is beginning to realise the power and potential benefits of Big Data. Health and social care organisations need to analyse and use their data to cut costs, save time and improve care and treatment.
The Care3® health monitoring system gathers detailed, accurate data which can be used to develop:
All use of data would be:
Future Care (UK) Chairman, Andrew Cowen explains: “Big data is already here. Every time we engage with public sector services our data is recorded. Every time we shop, use social media, GPS or a smartphone, we’re contributing to Big Data analytics. Health and social care services need this data to plan for the future and improve our health outcomes”.