GDPR could solve European Health Data Space secondary use issues

05/10/2023 | EURACTIV

EU legislators are currently debating the best approach for the secondary use of health data under the European Health Data Space (EHDS) proposal. The proposal has been met with differing opinions, with some suggesting an opt-out option for patients who don't want their data to be reused, while others are calling for explicit consent from patients regarding the sharing of medical records for secondary use. The EHDS proposal is being translated into a system similar to the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which would provide more control to citizens over their data. 

Read Full Story
medical research, health data

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,350 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

Freevacy has been shortlisted in the Best Educator category.
The PICCASO Privacy Awards recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector.