At my closing keynote at the #ehealthweek, organised by the Dutch Ministry of Health and HIMMS, at first I reflected a bit on the current state of developments in health. Next I also introduced three new launches at Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen.
More than 3,000 research papers are published every single day (!) by researchers around the world. Yet, only a disturbingly small portion of them is put into practice or ever even read. These papers, and the connections they make, hold a great potential for new discoveries.
Polymorphic Encryption and Pseudonymisation for Personalised Healthcare yes, that's right PEP for short. One might win a game of Scrabble with it. But the truth is it is a very serious matter. Where more is security an important issue than in (y)our health(care)data?