Articles of the European Health Data Space (EHDS), Article 7, Registration of personal electronic health data

Article 7, Registration of personal electronic health data, Articles of the European Health Data Space (EHDS), (Proposal_3.5.2022)

1. Member States shall ensure that, where data is processed in electronic format, health professionals systematically register the relevant health data falling under at least the priority categories referred to in Article 5 concerning the health services provided by them to natural persons, in the electronic format in an EHR system.

2. Where electronic health data of a natural person is registered in a Member State that is not the Member State of affiliation of that person, the Member State of treatment shall ensure that the registration is performed under the person identification data of the natural person in the Member State of affiliation.

3. The Commission shall, by means of implementing acts, determine the requirements for the registration of electronic health data by healthcare providers and natural persons, as relevant. Those implementing acts shall establish the following:

(a) categories of healthcare providers that are to register health data electronically;

(b) categories of health data that are to be registered systematically in electronic format by healthcare providers referred to in point (a);

(c) data quality requirements pertaining to the electronic registration of health data.

Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the advisory procedure referred to in Article 68(2).