Join us as we unveil the gaps and limitations in the digital health care with respect to social justice for all.
We promote patient safety in the digital ventures towards health care by conducting surveys through research to identify loops in the health system
With evolution and adoption of AI discovery indicates numerous cases of irregularities causing deaths to innocent users
With the use of mobile applications for health services to replace consultations from professional health providers benefits timely to the users but comes with complications as these tools use algorithms and could use false recommendations to patients and users
With the growing use without control and regulations, manufacturers of the ehealth applications take advantage of patients data obtained and with lack of a mechanism to follow up demoralizes patient safety
With the use of mobile applications and software in the digital health era, it is vital to identofy that data protection is vital and important as manufacturers tend to use patients data without consent to customise recommendations provided by the applications.
On a scale of 1-10, a number of 8 users feed their information into these applications with the promise to monitor heart beat, pulses, breathing rates, steps counter among others for health care monitoring, however, the question lies to where such information is stored, are the users informed within their privacy policies?
And join the un endless efforts to promote and protect health rights in the digital era.
Digital Rights Compliance Assessment
At Huric-Uganda we employ Digital Rights Compliance Assessment that enables healthcare institutions and organizations to evaluate their practices inline with digital health rights guidelines and regulations.
By assessing the policies, practices, and technologies in place, we are in position to identify potential vulnerabilities and provide tailored recommendations to enhance compliance.
With our assessment, we ensure that personal health information remains secure, privacy is protected, and rights are respected.
What are Digital Health rights
Digital health rights refer to a set of fundamental rights and principles that individuals possess in relation to their digital health information and the use of digital technologies in healthcare. These rights encompass various aspects, including privacy, data security, access and control over personal health information, informed consent, and digital health literacy.
They are meant to protect the rights and well-being of all people in the digital healthcare landscape by ensuring that their personal health information is handled responsibly and securely. Digital health rights recognize the importance of individual privacy, consent, and control over health data in the context of technological advancements and the increasing digitization of healthcare services.
Right to Privacy
Individuals have the right to control the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal health information. This includes the right to give informed consent for data sharing and the right to know how their information is being used and protected.
Right to Data Security
Individuals have the right to expect that their digital health information is protected from unauthorized access, breaches, and cyber threats. Robust security measures must be in place to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of personal health data.
Right to Access and Control
Individuals have the right to access their own health information and have control over how it is used. This includes the right to review, correct, and update their health records, as well as the right to decide who can access their information.
Right to Informed Consent
Individuals have the right to be fully informed about the purpose, scope, and risks associated with the collection, use, and disclosure of their health information. Informed consent should be obtained before any data is shared or used for research or other purposes.
Right to Digital Health Literacy
Individuals have the right to understand and navigate the digital healthcare landscape. This includes access to information, education, and resources that empower individuals to make informed decisions about their health and digital interactions.