Search Tag: GDPR

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Post-Brexit Health Data Sharing at Risk?

2020 03 Feb

After three-and-a-half years of deliberations, the UK officially left the European on January 31st.   A transition period until the end of this year will see both stakeholders drawing up a number of agreements, with trade being at the forefront.   You might also like: Brexit Disruption Harnessed For A Better NHS As far as data sharing... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Cloud Platform 'teamplay' Awarded European Privacy Seal for Data Protection

2019 17 Jul

The cloud-based platform “teamplay” 1 by Siemens Healthineers, together with its applications teamplay Dose, teamplay Usage, teamplay Protocols, teamplay Images, and teamplay Images Research, has been awarded the European Privacy Seal (EuroPriSe). The European Privacy Seal was first granted to teamplay in 2016, and must be regularly renewed. The... Read more

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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

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Will GDPR scupper blockchain?

2018 31 Oct

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has stirred much debate over internet privacy. Essentially, the GDPR aims to create “digital rights” for EU citizens, requiring companies that collect or use personal data to ask for consent from their users or customers. This includes companies that maintain databases containing personal data,... Read more

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2018 20 Jun

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took 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

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2018 06 Jun

As a result of rapid transformations in information technology, medical research is becoming increasingly data intensive. Imagine a researcher- we’ll call him Walden - who is planning, in the year 2020, to carry out a big data analysis on large amount of personal health data stored in datasets and data repositories located in Europe. Walden comes... Read more

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2018 04 Jun

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 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 control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... Read more

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2018 18 May

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 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 control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... Read more

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2018 30 Mar

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides better and stronger safeguards for personal data. It will protect all EU citizens and their data. GDPR was implemented in April 2016 and will be enforced in all EU Member States by the end of May 2018. Fines for failure to comply can be as high as €20 million or 4 percent of global turnover.... Read more