European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry
COCIR represents the European Medical Diagnostic and Imaging, Electromedical and Healthcare
IT Industry. Our industry offers healthcare IT solutions that support the safe, fast and seamless transfer of medical data to support quality healthcare for the benefit of patients and medical professionals.
In this respect COCIR welcomes the initiative to review the personal data protection legal framework in the EU and sees it as an opportunity for improving the consistent
enforcement of patients’ rights to privacy while ensuring the free flow of information and availability of medical data to ensure patients’ safety.
This paper responds to the proposals of the Communication that relate to healthcare IT in the detailed briefing that follows. We would also like to attract the Commission’s attention on four major matters when strengthening data protection