Germany's Federal Cabinet announced the adoption of the draft Patient Data Protection Act. The law seeks to further the country's shift to digital health while ensuring patient data, including information found in electronic patient data records, is appropriately protected. German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Ulrich Kelber issued a response to the adoption, noting the law requires further privacy considerations, especially regarding access to patient data. (Original post is in German.)
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