Popular Australian healthcare app in trouble after divulging patient info

Australia’s national broadcaster ABC News has today revealed that Perth-based digital healthcare service HealthEngine – whose app and site have been used by millions of Australians to book medical appointments – has been sharing patient information with law firms on the hunt for personal injury cases. That information is then being used to target ad campaigns at applicable HealthEngine users. The news broke after the ABC received documents from law firm Slater & Gordon that reveal the healthcare startup has been sharing lists of potential clients with the firm on a daily basis as part of a “referral partnership pilot”, with an average of 200 client recommendations made each month.… Read More

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Astronomers discover hydrogen laser emission from planetary nebula for the first time

Astronomical masers (the radio wavelength analogs of lasers) were first identified in space over fifty years ago and have since been seen in many locations; astronomical lasers have since been seen as well. The post Astronomers discover hydrogen laser emission from planetary nebula for the first time appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report       

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