Data sharing means medical records are no longer confidential

Data sharing means medical records are no longer confidential

Wild Card's progress: nominated

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
CAPACITIES: Infrastructures

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Support to existing research infrastructures

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050

Wild Card's description 
The advent of legislation establishing that all data must be made public knowledge means that medical records are no longer confidential. People are afraid to go to the doctor as a result (new legislation is required to alleviate societal fears of big brother watching).