A taskforce of 9 European countries worked together to deliver an "XDS metadata for exchange medical documents and images guideline" with the goals of sharing experiences on XDS implementation in European countries;
Sharing views on how the metadata are used (use cases, terminologies, data and finding a common way to harmonize the metadata, building an implementation guide for those wanting to implement XDS metadata in future projects.
What is the importance of this cooperation?
IHE-Netherlands interviewed Peter Mildenberger, User Co-Chair of IHE-Europe, about IHE's role in Europe. Click here for the whole article.
Goal for the epSOS eHealth Project:
“to develop a practical eHealth framework and ICT infrastructure [based on existing national infrastructures] that will enable secure access to patient health information, particularly with respect to a basic patient summary and e-Prescription, between European health care systems”