Search Tag: GDPR in healthcare

IT Management

GDPR-friendly Patient Data: Finland Leads the Way

2019 18 Jun

  Patient data is one of the keystones to streamlining and making healthcare more effective. But, added to in-house operational obstacles is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which imposes stringent restrictions on data use across sectors.   A leader in healthcare digitalisation and, patient data collection and use in particular,... Read more

IT Management

4 tips on Blockchain and GDPR compliance

2019 08 Jan

Blockchain technology has been touted as an important innovation when it comes to storing and securing data, which abounds in healthcare. Some experts say the technology could help facilitate the creation of a more comprehensive, secure and interoperable repository of health-related information.   Many healthcare organisations in Europe are... Read more

IMAGING Management

Healthcare providers leak your data

2018 20 Nov

The recent implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe was another step in the ongoing effort to prevent data breaches and protect your personal and patient information from sophisticated online attackers. Personal data has become a valuable commodity sought after by hackers as many large institutions have fallen prey... Read more

Executive Health Management

General Data Protection Regulation and healthcare

2018 23 May

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... Read more