Event Recap – Virtual OECD Workshop: Supporting Health Innovation with Fair Information Practice Principles
Event took place on January 19-20, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the crucial role that data collection, analysis, sharing, and dissemination play for governments, academic institutions, […]
Authors: Sebastião Barros Vale, Chelsey Colbert, Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Rob van Eijk On May 19, 2021, the Israel Tech Policy Institute (ITPI), an Affiliate of The Future of Privacy Forum […]
On December 21, 2020, the Israel Tech Policy Institute submitted its position to the Call for Information published by the Israeli Ministry of Justice Office on the issue of amending […]
Telemedicine – the provision of long-distance clinical healthcare, harnessing readily accessible health-related information and telecommunications technologies, has seen a rather dramatic change over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2017, the Israeli government passed the Government Decision 2316, aiming to promote Israel’s global leadership in this sector through 2 vectors: 1/ promoting and developing the Israeli industry and 2/ promoting solutions to mobility challenges.
ITPI has recently contributed an opinion at the request of the Knesset Research and Information Center (RIC) to a review (in Hebrew) on the issue of making technology accessible to people with disabilities, put together by the former.
The Digital Transformation of our society has been evolving for some years, yet deep structural changes requiring investment in physical infrastructures, innovation of policy and legislation and public-wide changing of old habits have been slow to follow.
The Prime Minister announced the government is planning to use technology to fight COVID-19. They hope to adopt the capabilities usually reserved to Israel’s General Security Service, which to this day have been restricted to fighting terrorism.
In addition to our filing on Patient Rights Regulation, which can be found here, attached is the ITPI Presentation of the Israeli Draft Policy.
ITPI joined with Google and the Milken Innovation Center in Jerusalem to host a roundtable on smart regulation.