Europe/UK
Privacy & Security
COVID-19 pandemic opens up new frontiers for health data privacy

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Piers Ford



Europe/UK
Privacy & Security
COVID-19 pandemic opens up new frontiers for health data privacy
While European governments look to digital health technology for ways to speed up their containment strategies, the long-term view is that the COVID-19 emergency will generate new approaches to sharing healthcare data once the pandemic has passed.
By Piers FordApril 08, 202005:35 AM

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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned up the volume of the ongoing debate around health data privacy across Europe. New frontiers are opening up daily as the European Commission and individual member states seek ways to engage digital technology in their efforts to contain the spread of the virus while adhering to the requirements of GDPR and the region’s exacting ePrivacy regulations.

Against a background of widespread urgency, some countries have forged ahead without waiting for international efforts to provide ...

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