Cristina Randjak and Flavius Florea discuss the GDPR revolution in healthcare on 26 September 2017

Cristina Randjak and Flavius Florea discuss the GDPR revolution in healthcare on 26 September 2017

bpv Grigorescu Stefanica together with AmCham Romania will host a thoughtful discussion on September 26, 2017, between 15:00 and 17:00, on the issues that will have the biggest impact on the healthcare sector after the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018.

The main topics will cover:

  • The main requirements introduced by GDPR – the processing of special categories of personal data (genetic data, data concerning health etc.);
  • Scope of the GDPR – obligations imposed on both EU and non-EU healthcare organizations;
  • Principles of data processing – strict requirements applicable to data concerning health and other special categories of personal data;
  • Requirements for valid consent. Other grounds for processing special categories of personal data;
  • Conditions and necessity of a data privacy impact assessment. Ensuring the security of personal data;
  • Risks and sanctions for non-compliance with the GDPR;
  • The European Commission’s proposal regarding healthcare in the context of the Digital Single Market strategy. Protection of personal data in the era of digital health services;
  • The future of healthcare under the new data protection regime – balancing patients’ rights to accessible and cost-efficient healthcare with the restrictive obligations under GDPR.

Speakers: Cristina Randjak, Managing Associate and Flavius Florea, Senior Associate

Participation is open to AmCham Romania members, free of charge, based on prior confirmation online here.