(A) The drafting:
(i) Regulations which are submitted to the Council of Ministers through the Minister of Health and laid before the House of Representatives for approval. and
(ii) internal regulations and the adoption of decisions;
(B ) To issue binding and mandatory instructions to Health Data Bank holders and administrators and their authorized representatives on the obligations and rights of providers under the provisions of the eHealth Act of 2019.
(C ) Conducting appropriate technical audits and supervision of the Health Data Banks, in order to ascertain that their operation complies with the provisions of the e-Health Law, the Regulations, by-laws and instructions issued thereunder;
(D ) The preparation of proposals to the Minister of Health and other stakeholders on the strategic vision, priorities and objectives of eHealth, as well as the formulation of a roadmap of actions for the maintenance of an eHealth system at national level;
(E ) The definition of the operational standards and specifications, the framework for the operation, financing and establishment of the Single Electronic Health Record Bank, which stores and manages citizens’ electronic health records;
(F ) The study, undertaking and promotion of actions for the implementation;
(iii) interoperable eHealth applications with other Member States to achieve a high level of trust and security, to enhance continuity of care and to ensure access to safe and quality healthcare,
(iv) common identification measures with other Member States to facilitate the possibility of data transmission in cross-border healthcare and actions to ensure interoperability of eHealth systems through the use of acceptable integration profiles, installed or to be installed on healthcare providers and their compliance with relevant EU law and standards and with national eHealth targets;
(G) The definition of standards and specifications for the operation of telemedicine services and the submission of proposals to the Minister of Health, the Health Insurance Agency and other stakeholders for their funding models;
(H ) Cooperation and exchange of information with other Member States of the European Union or third countries, as well as with the national authorities and institutions of the European Union responsible for eHealth;
(i) The monitoring at European and international level of developments in the field of e-health and the submission of proposals to the Minister for actions that the Republic should and must undertake;
(Ι) The monitoring of European and other co-funded programmes related to eHealth and the submission of proposals to the Minister for the actions to be taken to strengthen the effective participation of the Republic in these programmes, in line with the national strategy for development, research, technology and innovation;
(Ia ) The management of the revenues resulting from the economic exploitation of anonymous databases.
(l ) The promotion and application of the principles and methods of eHealth in scientific communication, undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong education of health professionals, as well as the information of citizens;
(m ) Providing expert advice to the Minister of Health on matters relating to its responsibilities, as well as recommendations on the enactment of laws relating to its responsibilities;
(Ιδ) To invite experts to assist in the work of the Authority, providing specialised advice or opinions or experience and sometimes, where appropriate, specific training to its members and/or staff;
(I ) The issuance of guidelines for the certification framework for eHealth applications, so that it is compatible with international standards, minimum equipment, minimum staffing and minimum qualifications required for the operation of such applications in health care settings;
(F) The operation of the National Contact Point for eHealth, as defined in section 17 of the eHealth Act of 2019.
(g) The establishment and maintenance of registers;
(Ιη ) The establishment of technical committees
(i ) persons from other bodies and organised groups to provide any other input to the Authority on matters within its competence;
(ii) for the purposes of monitoring and inspecting the quality and safety of the services provided by providers. and
(i ) The execution of any other powers arising from the provisions of the Electronics Law.