EU regulations on medical devices and the GDPR: first step forward a necessary coordination
In the wake of application of the European medical device regulation (EU Regulation No. 745 of 2017), occurred on May 26, Italy is taking its first steps toward adjusting its national regulatory framework.
The Italian Data Protection Authority published guidelines on the role of the Data Protection Officer in public entities: important news for hospitals and healthcare facilities
European Health Union: Commission publishes open public consultation on the European Health Data Space
Italian Data Protection Authority approved the first code of conduct in the public sector regulating the use of health data for educational and scientific publication purposes
The Italian Data Protection Authority (“Garante”) approved the first code of conduct (Decision No. 7 of January 24, 2021, doc. Web 9535354) on how to use personal data concerning health for educational and scientific publication purposes; the code of conduct was submitted by the Veneto Region (“Code of Conduct”).
EMA launches public consultation on the draft Guideline concerning registry-based studies
Last September, the EMA published its draft Guideline on registry-based studies (“Guideline”). This draft Guideline is currently open for public consultation: stakeholders may post comments until December 31, 2020.
The Italian Data Protection Authority publishes Frequently Asked Questions and Infographic on the Electronic Health Record
On September 14, 2020, the Italian Data Protection Authority (“Garante”) published on its website a set of Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQ”) and an Infographic on the main characteristics of the Electronic Health Record (“EHR”).