To ensure the potential benefits of data-driven innovation are attained, the U.S. federal government should support research efforts to address the most pressing privacy and security research questions faced by industry and government. This filing describes five areas—healthcare, transportation, criminal justice, education, and social media—where additional research is needed on how to share data while best preserving privacy.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
As adoption of wearables increases and health insurers rely more heavily on biometric data, consumers and industry alike will benefit from better healthcare outcomes and lower costs. However, antiquated rules need to be reformed if we hope to receive the full benefits of health data.
Data is the Key to the Factory of the Future
Maintaining a strong industrial sector is critical to ensuring our future competitiveness, and making better use of data and analytics is a key to building a healthy manufacturing industry. “smart manufacturing,” as this approach is often called, could create $371 billion in net global value over the next four years.