The consortium’s 16 partners will begin work in September on the creation of the first version of the future European Health Data Area or European Health Data Space (EHDS).
As a reminder, the consortium brings together the national health data platforms of several member states (France, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Belgium) as well as the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Center for Prevention and Control (ECDC) and research infrastructures.
This new infrastructure should provide a “coherent, reliable and efficient framework for the use of health data,” which is broken down into “primary use” by citizens and health professionals, and “secondary use” for medical purposes. Research, innovation, policy development and regulation.
“The aim now is to move from discussion to implementation,” and “in particular to feed the legislative debate on the text presented by the European Commission on 3 May.”
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