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Thibaut D’hulst speaks on data protection in eHealth applications at a symposium in Brussels

  • 23/01/2019
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On 16 January 2019, Van Bael & Bellis associate Thibaut D’hulst spoke at a symposium entitled “Health and Case in a Digitising World: Integrating eHealth into Public Healthcare Systems” organized by the Public Policy Exchange and held in Brussels. The subject of Thibaut’s presentation was the protection of personal data in eHealth applications.

Other speakers at the event included Marco Marsella, Head of Unit eHealth, Well-being and Aging, DG CONNECT, European Commission and Eva Van Assche, Guest Professor & Researcher, Thomas More University of Applied Sciences. The event was chaired by Nicke Guldemond, Professor Integrated Care & Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam,

The agenda of the symposium is available here.

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