DIGITAL TWINS IN HEALTHCARE: PROACTIVE REGULATION TO PREVENT A “RUNAWAY TRAIN”

Story-Final

This Article explores the implications of integrating digital twins in healthcare, emphasizing the challenges of data breaches and
patient privacy. It advocates for proactive legislation to safeguard patient data security, proposing patient-controlled access through blockchain technology. It also underscores the necessity of protecting patient rights, especially in the face of genetic
discrimination and criminalized healthcare. Assessing the inadequacies of current legal approaches, this Article suggests a
presumption of harm and a private cause of action for data breaches. It emphasizes the urgency for comprehensive regulatory
data security frameworks to address societal implications, highlighting the critical need for a robust legal foundation to ensure
patient trust and data security in the evolving landscape of medical digital twins.

Author: Brynn Story

PDF:  http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2023/12/Story-Final.pdf

Volume 25, Issue 2