Annual Round Table Meeting 2017

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IPPOSI members are cordially invited to the 2017 IPPOSI Annual Round Table Meeting with the Department of Health, which this year is entitled:

Data Protection andDynamic’ Consent: Possible solutions to improve confidence and trust when using patient data for research.

WHEN:     June 9th 2017

TIME:        9.00am – 12.30pm

WHERE:   The Gibson Hotel, East Wall, Dublin 1

RSVP:       info@ipposi.ie

The relevance of data protection and consent has never been more topical in healthcare as it is today. The shift towards ‘big data’ and ‘real-world evidence’ is creating opportunities for health research but this also raises important challenges (e.g. anonymity, role of consent) in terms of patient confidence and trust in how patient data (and biomaterial) is used for research purposes.

Meanwhile, data compliance and the impending EU Data Protection legislation is a major issue for the collection, use and sharing of patient data, and in particular the need for greater transparency around explicit consent.

The ‘dynamic consent’ model, which is more flexible over time, and more personalised, is an example of how information technology could be used to satisfy the legal and regulatory requirements for research consent, while simultaneously providing a communication interface for interacting with patients, participants and citizens.

These topics are the subject of the 2017 IPPOSI ‘Annual Round-Table’ where confirmed speakers include

  • Muiris O’Connor (Dept. of Health)
  • Cathal Ryan (Office of the Data Protection Commissioner)
  • Professor Jane Kaye (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Dr. Gianpero Cavalleri, RCSI and the Epilepsy Lighthouse Project

This event is open to all IPPOSI members, and you can register by emailing info@ipposi.ie

9.15       Welcome: Dr Derick Mitchell, Chief Executive, IPPOSI

SESSION 1: THE IMPACT OF NEW DATA PROTECTION LAWS ON HEALTH DATA AND RESEARCH

Chair:    Dr. Derick Mitchell, Chief Executive, IPPOSI

9.30       Mr. Cathal Ryan, Office of the Data Protection Commissioner

9.50       Mr. Muiris O’Connor, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health

10.10     Ms. Jeanne Kelly, Irish Business Law Firm Mason Hayes & Curran

10.30     Q&A, followed by break – tea & coffee @10.45 (30 mins)

SESSION 2:  MAKING CONSENT MORE ‘DYNAMIC’ FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Chair:    Dr. Anne Cody, Health Research Board

11.15     Prof. Jane Kaye, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

11.35    Patient Perpective – Speaker TBC

11.55    Dr. Gianpero Cavalleri, RCSI and Epilepsy Lighthouse Project on Electronic Health Records

12.15     Q&A, followed by close + lunch (12:45pm)

9 June 2017
 

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