The National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) will systematically catalog, sustainably maintain and make databases from science and research accessible and interconnect them (inter)nationally. In this context, the goals of NFDI4Health include (1) enabling the findability of and the accessibility to structured health data, (2) establishing and improving the interoperability and reusability of health data and (3) enabling the sharing and linkage of health data while complying with data protection requirements.
A total of 46 renowned institutions from the health sector have confirmed their participation. Within the NFDI4Health infrastructure the BIH Medical Informatics Group will develop methods and tools for estimating and managing data privacy risks. Further information on the initiative can be found at www.nfdi4health.de.