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Doctors should champion digital technology, says government minister

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2896 (Published 20 May 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2896
  1. David Payne, digital editor
  1. The BMJ

The UK government’s first minister for life sciences has urged doctors to champion digital technology so that the debate about its pros and cons is not “skewed by aggressive groups” who focus on data security.

George Freeman also told clinicians that the “sacred” doctor-patient relationship would become more important as innovation became more embedded in the NHS. …

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