Welcome to the 7th MIDAS Project Newsletter.
Lots of things have been happening with MIDAS. By distributing this newsletter, we hope to keep you updated on the latest news, events, and blog posts. 

Data protection or persecution?

The news broke yesterday of British Airways being fined £183 Million for the theft of 380000 customers personal data. This occurred  between 22:58 BST August 21st 2018 and 21:45 BST September 5th 2018 from the BA website... Read more

News and biomedical knowledge complementing the workflow of the public health practitioner

We are delighted to announce that the Social Campaign Manager (SCM) developed by the Innovation Exchange, a team based in the Ireland Lab at the IBM Technology Campus in Dublin, has been nominated as the finalist for the European Data Science Award in the Best Use of Data Science / AI for Health & Wellbeing category...  Read more

The New Act Kicks In!

In Finland, the use of micro level health and welfare data for scientific research has been possible for a long time, and it is even possible to link records by personal ID... Read more

Time Series Analysis Of Open Prescribing Data

As part of the MIDAS project, the team at Ulster University has undertaken to examine the potential for using open data to improve policy-making in Northern Ireland’s health sector...  Read more

MIDAS: Supporting Ireland’s National Health Priorities

Healthcare in Ireland is changing radically as a result of demographic, organisational and resourcing factors as well as the increasing proliferation of digital technology... Read more

Data Preparation Sync

In the context of MIDAS project, a data preparation sync functionality has been implemented to allow policy site data owners to prepare data in different iterations and automatically deploy prepared data to MIDAS platform... Read more

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