The Israel Ministry of Health published draft regulations regarding the use of personal health information for research purposes in October 2019. The regulations aim to provide a framework for balancing research needs and patient privacy. "The general principle established by these regulations is that health information cannot be used for research purposes unless approved by a research use committee, in accordance with the guidelines set in the regulations," Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Partner Gal Omer, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, said. Omer provides a full breakdown of the draft regulations in this Privacy Tracker post.
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