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Workshop
2022-06-13
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Digital health innovations – Good practice guide for obtaining user consent for personal health information'

The motivation for this Workshop came from multiple European research projects and large-scale pilots that found that they were all needing to identify the most suitable lawful basis for collecting and processing personal health data for the development, deployment, testing and evaluation of digital health innovations. This CWA aims to combine the experience of various R&I projects regarding this topic in a best practice guide on how to obtain user consent for personal health information.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-08-30
CEN has published new guidelines on health and wellness apps to help to sort the best from the rest

 

From counting calories to tracing COVID-19, there are hundreds of thousands of health and wellness apps on the market, and appetite for them is only growing. However, many have access to highly sensitive personal information, whilst others may offer advice that is not always supported by scientific evidence. In order to effectively evaluate the quality and reliability of such apps, a new technical specification has just been published. 

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