19.12.2016

EU: Study on Big Data in Public Health, Telemedicine and Healthcare (incl. policy recommendations)

A Study on Big Data in Public Health, Telemedicine and Healthcare (pdf; written by Gesundheit Österreich Forschungs- und Planungs GmbH), financed by the Commission's Health Programme, has been published today.
It identifies examples of the use of Big Data in Health, and puts forward recommendations covering 10 relevant fields: awareness raising, education and training, data sources, open data and data sharing, applications and purposes, data analysis, governance of data access and use, standards, funding and financial resources, and legal and privacy aspects. [...]
Source: European Commission press release