GDC Minutes 2021-09-01

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  • Participants
  • Jürgen Brandstätter
  • Vince McCauley
  • Pero Grgic
  • Dewinder Bhachu
  • Yasunari Shiokawa
  • Karima Bourquard
  • Charles Parisot
  • Jiwu Zhang
  • Approval of agenda
  • Approved
  • Permission to record this session

National Deployment Committees

  • No reports to review

Global Consortium for eHealth Interoperability Update

  • Status (only if time allows)
  • Jürgen Brandstätter provides an update on the GCeHI

Special Presentation

  • European X-eHealth (Jürgen)
  • The European X-eHealth project is a very important strategic project in Europe since 2020 providing the ground work for extending the existing eHealth Digital Service Infrastructure (eHDSI) for cross-border exchange of health information. Currently the eHDSI provides cross-border exchange of Patient Summary and ePrescription/eDispense accross the European member states. X-eHealth shall prepare the addition of the following new health information to eHDSI in the future:
  • Hospital Discharge Summary
  • Laboratory Result Report
  • Radiology Report and Images
  • Patient Summary for rare diseases
  • This presentation provides an overview on the project, the current status of developments and its implications on standards development
  • Presentation given by Jürgen Brandstätter
  • See recording here: <link to be inserted>

  • Future Presentations and tentative schedule:
  • Oct (Asia/US): Australia: National approach to Health IT Standards selection, March slot (Vince)
  • Nov (US/EU): Greek National eHealth Information Framework - Projectathon (Charles)
  • Dec (EU/Asia): eGabon National HIE with World Bank - Projectathon (Charles)
  • 2022 schedule (new)
  • Jan (Asia/US): <Topic tbd> (Jiwu Zhang)
  • Feb (US/EU): tbd
  • Mar (EU/Asia): <Topic tbd> (Yasunari Shiokawa)

Open Forum (informal information sharing)

  • Skipped due to time

Other business

  • Info: Next IHE Europe Connectathon intended to be in Switzerland, Bern or Montreux, September 26 - 30, 2022 (synergy with HIMSS event)
  • Status: planned, still to be finally confirmed

Next meeting

  • Wednesday, October 6 2021, 06:00-07:00pm CT (Asia/US friendly time)

Global Deployment Coordination Committee