EU plans to cut unneeded medical tests with data health plan

The EC has announced plans to make health data easier to access for patients, medics, regulators, and researchers, to improve diagnoses, cut unnecessary costs from duplication of medical tests and boost medicine research.

The EU document, seen by Reuters, outlines the EU executive’s plans for a European health data space which Brussels estimates would lead to large savings and economics gains of more than ten billion euros ($10.51 billion) in ten years.

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