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Legislation exists to protect the privacy of personally identifiable data of individuals, irrespective of paper or digital formats

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Legislation exists to protect the privacy of personally identifiable data of individuals, irrespective of whether it is in paper or digital format
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number of responses
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Count, Survey response
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Data source:
eHealth survey 2015
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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.
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"Personal identifiable data" refers to information that can identify a specific individual. This can include – but is not limited to – names, dates of birth, addresses, telephone numbers, occupation information, photographs and fingerprints, regardless of the format or medium in which it is held.

Legislation exists to protect the privacy of individuals' health-related data held in an EHR

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Legislation exists to protect the privacy of individuals' health-related data held in electronic format in an EHR
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number of responses
Type of measure:
Count, Survey response
Visualizations:
Data source:
eHealth survey 2015
Data source notes:
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.
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"""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."

Legislation exists that governs the national sharing of digital data between health professionals in other health services through the use of an EHR

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Legislation exists that governs the national sharing of digital data between health professionals in other health services through the use of an EHR (such as public or private health care entities, social services, insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies)
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Unit:
number of responses
Type of measure:
Count, Survey response
Visualizations:
Data source:
eHealth survey 2015
Data source notes:
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.
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Legislation exists that governs the international sharing of digital data between health professionals in health services through the use of an EHR

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Legislation exists that governs the international sharing of digital data between health professionals in health services through the use of an EHR (such as public or private health care entities, social services, insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies)
Export:
Unit:
number of responses
Type of measure:
Count, Survey response
Visualizations:
Data source:
eHealth survey 2015
Data source notes:
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.
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Legislation exists that allows for the sharing of personal and health data between research entities

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Legislation exists that allows for the sharing of personal and health data between research entities
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Unit:
number of responses
Type of measure:
Count, Survey response
Visualizations:
Data source:
eHealth survey 2015
Data source notes:
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: