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Aspects of personal data protection in handling cardiac data

Rosen Radkov, Yoto Yotov


Heart failure as an end stage of all heart cardiovascular diseases is a problem for which a physician needs to have a large amount of information related to the condition of patients. Consultation, diagnosis and treatment processes are related to the processing of special categories of personal data, which must be brought into line with the General Data Protection Regulation of Natural Persons adopted on May 4, 2016 and in force since May 25, 2018. The report clarifies the mandatory requirements that need to be met and provides recommendations on the applicable organizational and technical measures to comply with the Regulation.


personal data; confidentiality; availability; integrity

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