Element card for assessment element I0008 in HTA Core Model Application for Diagnostic Technologies (1.1) application

I. Legal aspects

Privacy of the patient

Does the use of the technology produce information that would be relevant for the relatives of the patient?


The results of a given diagnostic technology may indicate that the relatives of a patient may have a medical condition that would need to be addressed.The issue is on what conditions (if any) can the privacy of the original patient be broken in order to inform the relatives of their situation.