June 18
Anjum Shabbir
15th September 2020
Consumer, Health & Environment Covid-19 Data, Tech & IP

Big Data and Public Health in the EU: European Medicines Agency presents Workplan

The EU envisages steps towards the use of Big Data in public health, which could include for example the utilisation of data analytics and predictive methods in medicine based on large amounts of data such as to detect or prevent disease at an earlier stage, and promote access to health services and continuity of care across Member State’s borders. Health technology investment as part of a Digital Single Market has also been considered by the EU from a competitive aspect.

The organisation and delivery of health and social care are the responsibility of the Member States, but under the TFEU the Commission can promote public health and the prevention of disease and support cross-border health service cooperation between the Member S


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