Category Archives: ITAC Health

Privacy versus Data Protection: A Subtle Distinction

One of the subtle changes driven by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the gradual replacement of the term “privacy” with the term “data protection”. While this might not seem a big deal, language is everything. The terms we use often define the actions we take. In strict terms, privacy is about … Continue reading Privacy versus Data Protection: A Subtle Distinction

Accelerating the Adoption of Digital Health Technologies in Canada

Summary Canada urgently needs a more strategic approach to accelerate and adopt emerging digital health technologies or it will continue to fall behind the progress of other countries in digital health innovation. Global forces, including rapidly advancing technologies, are reshaping health systems in Canada and around the world. Canada has a narrow window of opportunity … Continue reading Accelerating the Adoption of Digital Health Technologies in Canada