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Summary and closing

Watch this video for the closing remarks on the MOOC protecting health data in light of the GDPR.

Congratulations for finishing this course! We discussed various topics relating to the protection of health data. You learned about all the relevant legal aspects and you gained knowledge on the protection the GDPR offers with regards to health data.

Anna’s case has shown us what the obligations for controllers and processors are and what the rights of data subjects are. But you also got acquainted with the modern developments in the healthcare sector and learned that modern technologies are used both in a medical context as well as outside the medical context.

With these modern technologies come a lot of risks. However, there are a lot of ways to protect health data and techniques such as anonymisation are improving.

You might wonder how Anna’s story ended. Her pregnancy went well, she participated in the research program and helped a lot of other women that way. She gave birth to lovely healthy twins and now enjoys motherhood.

We hope you enjoyed our course. Thank you for joining!

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Protecting Health Data in the Modern Age: Getting to Grips with the GDPR

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