• Legislation exists to protect the privacy of individuals' health-related data held in electronic format in an EHR (Map)
  • Legislation exists to protect the privacy of individuals' health-related data held in an EHR (Horizontal bar chart)
  • Legislation on eHealth (privacy protection) (Horizontal bar chart)
  • Legislation exists to protect the privacy of individuals' health-related data held in an EHR (Horizontal bar chart)
  • Legislation on eHealth (privacy protection) (Spider web chart)
  • Legislation on eHealth (privacy protection) (Spider web chart)
  • Legislation exists to protect the privacy of individuals' health-related data held in an EHR (Wind rose chart)
Data set notes
eHealth survey 2015

Indicators: 142
Updated: 02 June 2017
Downloads: 901

Data provided by Member States in the 2015 WHO Global eHealth Survey and highlights the key messages and trends identified. Published in the European eHealth report 2016. In total, 46 Member States from the WHO European Region responded to the survey.
Indicator notes
"Health-related data" refers to information recorded about an individual's health, including illnesses and prescribed treatments. It generally includes details of prescribed medication and any medical or surgical procedures, as well as treatments received from other health care providers.
For the purpose of conducting the 2015 WHO Global eHealth Survey and for gross comparisons of data received, the terms "electronic health records (EHR)" and "electronic medical records (EMR)" are used interchangeably, although in practice these refer to different types of records.
Country notes
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