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Ensuring trustworthy use of artificial intelligence and big data analytics in health insurance
Journal article: Ensuring trustworthy use of artificial intelligence and big data analytics in health insurance Published in: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Volume 98, Number 4, April 2020, 229-296 Abstract: Click here Published Online: 25 February 2020 Authors: Calvin W. L. Ho, Faculty of Law & Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Joseph Ali, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA Karel Caals, C ...
Hong Kong court decision: Dr. Wong Cheuk Yi v The Medical Council of Hong Kong [2019] HKCA 1332 - Dismissal of appeal by Hong Kong doctor who did not notice from medical records nurses’ wrongful management
Dr. Wong Cheuk Yi v The Medical Council of Hong Kong [2019] HKCA 1332 Facts: Dr Wong Cheuk Yi was the case doctor of a cancer patient (“the Patient”) at Kowloon Hospital in Hong Kong. The nurses who took care of the Patient had wrongly managed his permanent tracheostoma by covering the tracheostoma with gauzes that were strapped on either two or four sides with medical adhesive tapes. The Patient died, and the cause of his death was upper airway obstruct ...
English court decision: ARB v IVF Hammersmith v R [2018] EWCA Civ 2803 - Father whose ex forged his signature to use frozen embryos lost claim
ARB v IVF Hammersmith v R  [2018] EWCA Civ 2803 In the recent English case of ARB v IVF Hammersmith v R, an ex-partner forged the appellant’s signature. Proceeding on the basis of that signature, the respondent clinic thawed and implanted into the ex-partner an embryo containing the appellant’s gametes. The respondent breached the contract with the appellant in that it failed to obtain the appellant’s written consent.  In the Court of Appeal, the appellant lost ...
Articulating future directions of law reform for compulsory mental health admission and treatment in Hong Kong
An article co-authored by CMEL’s Deputy Director Ms Daisy Cheung and some other participants of CMEL’s 2017 mental health conference was recently published in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. Building on the work of the conference, the article explores the various pathways for law reform in the area of compulsory mental health treatment in Hong Kong. Journal article (abstract & full article): Articulating future directions of law reform for compulsory mental h ...
CMEL's Deputy Director Ms Daisy Cheung shares her view on the existing statutory definition of mental incapacity in Hong Kong
Date: 13 Oct, 2019 Newspaper: South China Morning Post Hyperlink: https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3032659/choices-terminally-ill-define-clearly-who
Hong Kong court decision: FH and MH v WB and others [2019] HKCFI 1748 - Hong Kong court granted parental order concerning surrogate children after considering issues such as delay, expenses and possible breach of the surrogacy law
FH and MH v WB and others [2019] HKCFI 1748 Facts FH and MH (“the Applicants”) were a married couple. They were Hong Kong permanent residents. In 2015, they entered into a gestational carrier agreement (“the GC Agreement”) with WB and her husband HB. Pursuant to the GC Agreement, WB was to be the surrogate mother, and two embryos were placed inside WB’s uterus. The gametes of the Applicants were used to bring about the creation of the embryos. In 2016, WB ga ...

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