WP5’s Innovative Use of Health data and WP7’s Overcoming implementation challenges joint face-to-face meeting took place between the 11th and 13th September 2019, at the Conference Centre Hotel ILF, in Prague, Czech Republic. During the initial part of the meeting, WP7 discussed the results of the survey on data protection in healthcare carried out by WP7.2 (Best practices and approaches on data protection at national level).
The 3rd Workshop on Common Semantic Strategy (CSS) for Health in the European Union took place in Brussels on the 2nd and 3rd of September this year. Aimed at the consolidation of the deliverable document D8.2.2, produced by the CSS Working Group, this workshop focused on the general view of each chapter, discussion and alignment of the document, its critical points, participants’ main comments and points that still need to be aligned.
The European Commission (EC) has acknowledged the need for eHealth interoperability long time ago. Considering this matter, the eHealth Network (eHN) discussed the need for a common semantic approach towards standardised exchange of health information in the European Union.
WP7 - Overcoming implementation challenges, promotes the 1st eHAction Interoperability Workshop for Hospital CΙOs and CΕOs in Thessaloniki, Greece, July 10th and 11th. Henrique Martins, eHAction Coordinator and eHealth Network Cochair, joined the scientific sessions aimed at promoting the reflection on approaches to answer interoperability issues and the debate on cybersecurity challenges in healthcare organizations.