Dean Jenkins - random blog - stuff to share.
Consent issues about Google DeepMind raised after leaked letter but its analysis of 1.6 million patient records to identify those at risk of acute renal failure seems to be covered by 'implied consent'.
"Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned. A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind." Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39934316