EU steps up efforts to increase availability and boost healthcare data sharing

The European Commission has put forward a set of measures to increase the availability of data in the EU, building on previous initiatives to boost the free flow of non-personal data in the Digital Single Market.

Data-driven innovation is a key enabler of market growth, job creation, particularly for SMEs and startups, and the development of new technologies. It allows citizens to easily access and manage their health data, and allows public authorities to use data better in research, prevention and health system reforms.

To read more about this on the European Commission website go to: European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Data in the EU: Commission steps up efforts to increase availability and boost healthcare data sharing