A monitor screen at the Accident and Emergency department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Reports of some anti-extradition protesters being arrested in hospital recently sparked concerns about how public medical facilities protect patients’ data from the police. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong Hospital Authority values patient data privacy, and police are not given access rights to information systems

  • Special task force will suggest new security technologies and practices to better safeguard patient confidentiality
  • Hospital information systems are not connected to police systems
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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A monitor screen at the Accident and Emergency department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Reports of some anti-extradition protesters being arrested in hospital recently sparked concerns about how public medical facilities protect patients’ data from the police. Photo: Dickson Lee
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