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Taiwan: MOHW releases implementation measures for maintenance of hospital personal data files

The Ministry of Health and Welfare ('MOHW') released, on 9 July 2020, implementation measures for the maintenance of hospital personal data files ('the Maintenance Plan'). In particular, the Maintenance Plan provides guidelines regarding the use, collection, and storage of personal information, highlighting that hospitals should regularly review and delete personal information within its possession. In addition, the Maintenance Plan notes that hospital should adopt personnel and management education training regarding the prevention and notification of data breaches, as well as the implementation of audit mechanisms.

You can access the Maintenance Plan, only available in Chinese, here.