In a joint statement, EHN joins 34 stakeholders in welcoming the proposal for a Regulation on the European Health Data Space (EHDS; COM 197/2022).
This regulation has the potential to harness digital health for better health outcomes and to be an enabler for important EU health initiatives such as the Healthier Together Non-Communicable Diseases initiative. “It can bring important European alignment to, and rapidly scale up, well-governed access to health data sets for the delivery of healthcare services but also for a wide range of secondary use purposes for better health outcomes.”
This joint statement outlines several recommendations for consideration when developing the implementation plans for putting this Regulation into practice across the Member States, including:
Read the full statement here.