PrimeLife announces workshop on eHealth and privacy

Date: June 16-17, 2011
Location: Middlesex University, Trent Park campus, Bramley Road, London N14 4YZ

This joint workshop will be co-organised by Middlesex University together with the European Commission co-financed project PrimeLife.

Excerpt from the workshop announcement:

A key challenge is the protection of health data throughout a person's lifetime - whether those data are personal or more generic. Indeed, it may be necessary to extend this protection beyond a lifetime, as disclosure of the data could adversely affect the individual's family members, descendants, and social or racial groupings. How feasible is it to control uses of these data as systems, organisations and data processing change? What other societal and socio-economic difficulties may arise that mean that the handling of personal, private or confidential health and medical data will alter? Could certain rules or restrictions about the handling of private data actually impede beneficial societal or socio-economic developments?

Further Information to be published:

[Update] The workshop has launched it's official website.