Secure Cross-Border Exchange of Health Related Data: The KONFIDO Approach
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This paper sets up the scene of the KONFIDO project in a clear way. In particular, it: (i) defines KONFIDO objectives and draws KONFIDO boundaries; (ii) identifies KONFIDO users and beneficiaries; (iii) describes the environment where KONFIDO is embedded; (iv) provides a bird’s eye view of the KONFIDO technologies and how they will be deployed in the pilot studies of the project; and (v) presents the approach that the KONFIDO consortium will take to prove that the proposed solutions work. KONFIDO addresses one of the top three priorities of the European Commission regarding the digital transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market, i.e. citizens’ secure access to their health data, also across borders. To make sure that KONFIDO has a high-impact, its results are exposed to the wide public by developing three substantial pilots in three distinct European countries (namely Denmark, Italy, and Spain).
KeywordseHealth OpenNCP Trusted computing
The authors are grateful to the following people, for their valuable contributions to this paper: Salvatore D’Antonio and Giovanni Mazzeo (CINI), Pantelis Natsiavas (CERTH), Jesper Soederberg Knudsen (MEDCOM).
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727528 (KONFIDO - Secure and Trusted Paradigm for Interoperable eHealth Services). This paper reflects only the authors’ views and the Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.
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