Nine years after its initial inception, Singapore’s data protection authority (Commission) published an updated set of advisory guidelines for the healthcare sector (Revised Guidelines) in September 2023.

As with other advisory guidelines issued by the Commission, the Revised Guidelines are not intended to be legally binding, but will guide the interpretation and enforcement of Singapore’s comprehensive data protection law, the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), in the context of the nation’s booming healthcare sector.

The updated rules reflect the impact of digitalization on the healthcare industry. Read the full blog on Triage Health Law.