The Data Protection's Impact Assessment tool on healthcare research and innovation projects now available in Spanish and English

Author: TIC Salut Social   /  10 of May of 2021

Barcelona, May 19th.

The tool and the methodology to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) in the field of healthcare is now available both in Spanish and English.

These resources, which were initially published in Catalan and in open access, are the result of the collaboration between TIC Salut Social Foundation’s Data Protection Officer and the research centre Bioethics and Law Observatory- UNESCO Chair in Bioethics at the  University of Barcelona. 

It is an agile methodology and tool to conduct DPIAs in research and innovation healthcare projects, which are based on the model of the Catalan Data Protection Authority. With this initiative, the DPO Office contributes to the  standardization of the methodology and criteria to help the health care entities to carry out their tasks.

DPIA tool English version

DPIA tool Spanish version

The following infographic highlights the aspects to consider to conduct a DPIA during the life cycle of a healthcare project in the field of research and innovation.