The European Health Data Space and Digital Strategy: Evolution and Impact (On-Demand Webinar)

Date: 09/21/23

Closed captions are available.

Overview: Significant policy initiatives are reshaping the digital landscape in Europe with potential implications for US and global companies, especially with operations in Europe. A variety of legal instruments— the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the Digital Services Act (DSA), the Data Act (DA), the Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA), the Data Governance Act (DGA) and the European Health Data Space (EHDS)—have emerged to put forward a comprehensive set of policies aimed at catalyzing digital transformation, including in the health and life sciences sectors.

In this webinar, you will learn about the origins of the EHDS regulatory proposal, and how it seeks to advance the use of health information for research, clinical innovation, public health, and care delivery. You’ll also learn about the obligations and opportunities the EHDS proposal creates for data holders (including providers, hospitals, and research institutions), digital health and technology companies, and other organizations across the health care industry. We will also explore how themes in the EHDS proposal relate to a patchwork of other relevant existing laws, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Medical Devices Regulation, as well as the proposed EU laws, such as the EU AI Act.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand core components of the European Health Data Space, and how will it impact the privacy, exchange, and use of health information across Europe and the globe.
  • Learn how your organization or your vendors may be impacted by the EU AI Act, the Data Act, and the Data Governance Act
  • Increase awareness and knowledge of the interplay between EU regulatory and policy initiatives and their impact on health care, digital health, and life sciences organizations.

Speaker Information:

Alya Sulaiman, Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery

Petra Wilson, Senior Advisor, European Health Policy & EU Affairs, HIMSS

Dr. Philipp Roos, Principal Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Ty Kayam, Principal Corporate Counsel for Health & Life Sciences, Microsoft

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