Electronic exchange of health data

The exchange of health data between healthcare providers can and should increasingly take place electronically.

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This can be done through an electronic exchange system, but also through another system set up for the exchange of health data. The exchange of personal health data is subject to general regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and specific regulations under health law.

We are happy to support you in applying these laws and regulations in your practice.

Our support can include advising on how to comply with laws and regulations, drawing up or reviewing documents, handling negotiations and providing continuous remote or on-site support.



We have experience in providing legal advice and training to healthcare providers, ICT service providers, sector organisations and government bodies on various matters, including:

  • How online services qualify in legal terms. For example, determining whether the online service qualifies as an electronic exchange system, a care information system, a medical device or an information society service.
  • The exchange of health data between healthcare providers, through an electronic exchange system or by other means.
  • Drawing up documents for the purposes of managing an exchange architecture and connecting to an exchange architecture.
  • Outsourcing to or providing IaaS, PaaS or SaaS services used in healthcare.
  • Drawing up documents for the purchase or provision of online services and the standard conditions often applied for this, i.e. the General Purchase Conditions in Healthcare (AIVG), the General Purchase Conditions of the Dutch Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), the general terms and conditions drawn up by NLdigital (formerly Netherlands ICT) and/or the data processing agreement drawn up by the Sector Organisations in Healthcare (BoZ).
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