Digital health data and services – the European health data space

Published on 23/12/2020



The European health data space will:

  • promote safe exchange of patients’ data (including when they travel abroad) and citizens’ control over their health data
  • support research on treatments, medicines, medical devices and outcomes
  • encourage the access to and use of health data for research, policy-making and regulation, with a trusted governance framework and upholding data-protection rules
  • support digital health services
  • clarify the safety and liability of artificial intelligence in health.
Topic: Public health
Type of act: Proposal for a regulation
Category: Commission Work Programme

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