Siemens Healthineers Cloud Platform "teamplay" Awarded European Privacy Seal for Data Protection

Siemens HealthineersThe cloud-based platform "teamplay"(1) by Siemens Healthineers, together with its applications teamplay Dose, teamplay Usage, teamplay Protocols, teamplay Images, and teamplay Images Research, has been awarded the European Privacy Seal (EuroPriSe). The European Privacy Seal was first granted to teamplay in 2016, and must be regularly renewed. The privacy seal in its current version relates to the expansions made in recent years to the range of functions the teamplay applications offer, and now specifically checks whether the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have been satisfied.

From the start, teamplay was developed in accordance with the principle of "Data Protection by Design and Default" and the level of transparency this principle implies. The Privacy Seal confirms that users who utilize teamplay as instructed by Siemens Healthineers can work with the cloud platform and the above applications in full compliance with the GDPR.(2)

With more than 4,000 healthcare institutions connected to teamplay, it is one of the world’s largest cloud-based networks for physicians, medical professionals, and decision-makers in the healthcare industry. Over 18,000 modalities from different vendors deliver data directly to the cloud platform.(3) The teamplay applications for performance management help healthcare providers, for example, support in making rapid, sound decisions based on transparent performance data.

That means it is possible to evaluate the number of imaging examinations just as easily as the radiation dose used in scans, or the capacity utilization of devices, rooms, and resources in a given department, down to individual devices and patient examinations. teamplay simplifies the reporting process and highlights where workflows need to be adjusted. In addition, users can connect via teamplay, sharing data to obtain comparisons and benchmarks and easily exchanging images and reports.

About Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitalizing healthcare. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.4 billion and adjusted profit of €2.3 billion and has about 50,000 employees worldwide.

About EuroPriSe

EuroPriSe started as an EU-funded project aimed at establishing a trans-European privacy seal. Today, EuroPriSe offers certifications for IT products, IT-based services and websites throughout the EU and can rely on a network of more than 100 EuroPriSe Experts located in 20 countries. The EuroPriSe seal assures users that their personal data are handled in accordance with European data protection laws. EuroPriSe certifications have been awarded to businesses of all sizes, including SMEs as well as multinational organizations such as Microsoft, SAP and Siemens. The formal procedure aimed at getting the approval for the EuroPriSe certification criteria and at being accredited as a certification body pursuant to Art. 42 f. GDPR is currently running.

1. teamplay is not yet commercially available in all countries. Due to regulatory reasons its future availability cannot be guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens organization for further details.
2. https://www.european-privacy-seal.eu/EPS-en/siemens-healthcare-teamplay
3. Peak of systems connected since January 2016. Modality quantity changes might change to scan-mode (i.e. PET-CT might also be PET & CT) indicated quantity shows consolidated IDs, current analytics may over-estimate by ~10%.

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