January 24, 2020

Ayushman Bharat can be a success if Modi govt incentivises digital data for private players

In this article, Prakhar Misra and Alex Fager explain the need for Personal Data Protection Bill to be in conjunction with the National Digital Health Blueprint.




"Under the proposed PDP Bill, if a data fiduciary or processor (an entity that holds personal data on an individual’s behalf, such as a hospital or healthcare mobile application) violates the law’s provisions, it can face prosecution and may have to pay heavy fines. By participating in the government’s NDHB architecture, private players can avoid inadvertently violating PDP provisions and the costly consequences of doing so. This is yet another reason for private players to adopt the evolving digital architecture."


Read the complete article here.

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