Creation of the European health data space is one of the core actions promoted by the European Commission in the EU Data Strategy. This task is chellenging due to technical, organizational, economic and other issues that require different measures. The article focuses on the issues in the legal field and identifies four key legal areas where the creation of a European health data space may face obstacles or may influence its development. These areas are: 1) rules on the provision of healthcare in the Member States; 2) protection of personal data in healthcare provision and medical research; 3) control and use of non-personal data and 4) the regulatory framework on AI. The article provides the analysis and comparision of these areas to submit the systemized view on causes and consequences of the identified issues and to suggest the vision of the further legislative process related to the European health data space.
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