Hedman law firm advises the North Estonian Regional Hospital on personal data protection matters. Due to the large number of staff and patients and the sensitivity of health data, data protection is particularly important in this area. Hedman provides the Regional Hospital with a DPO service.
It is Estonia’s leading healthcare institution and a leader in innovation in the healthcare sector. It is responsible for the medical safety of the inhabitants of Northern Estonia and the islands. The regional hospital team employs nearly 5,000 people. PERH processes personal data, including health data, to provide specialist care, emergency care, and ambulance services. The hospital also conducts research within the framework of teaching and research and performs other tasks assigned to the hospital by various legal acts.