Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Public Health
PLoS Comput Biol
2015 Feb 9;11(2):e1003904.
eCollection 2015 Feb.
Lawrence C Madoff
John S Brownstein
Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
ProMED (Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases), International Society for Infectious Diseases and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Confidentiality / ethics*
Electronic Health Records / ethics*
Public Health / ethics*
The authors received no specific funding for this article.