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IHE Pharmacy addresses information sharing, workflow and patient care in both community and hospital pharmacies.

IHE Pharmacy is sponsored by the EAHP, NICTIZ and Phast and manages the Pharmacy Profiles and the Frameworks .

This domain is born after the introductory work of the ePharmacy Group under IHE Europe Development Committee.

IHE Pharmacy Domain Committees

There are two committees which are for the moment grouped into one:

The domain is moving towards a more structured approach according to the Principles of Governance. More with the discussion on the Pharmacy Domain Operations.

PHARM Profiles

Supplements for Trial Implementation

The IHE Pharmacy Technical Committee invites organizations to begin development work based on the following supplements to the forthcoming Pharmacy Technical Framework.

These trial implementation profiles are available for testing at IHE Connectathons since April 2011.

All the up-to-dated informations on the profiles are available on the website @

Comments and implementer feedback on all documents can be submitted to the Pharmacy (PHARM) Public Comment Form.


Current Activity

The Technical Committee is currently working on a new version of a candidate Integration Profile and 2 white papers:

  • the CMPD profile Basic Community Pharmacy Integration Profile with XDW
    • publish & pull prescriptions, access to dispensed medication & pharmaceutical advice
  • a white paper on "Medication Documentation"
    • a pan community and hospital work
  • a white paper on the medication supply chain inside hospitals
    • to extend the Basic Hospital Pharmacy Integration Profile

Demonstrations & Presentations

Date Location Event Details
April 11-15 Pisa, Italy IHE Europe Connectathon 2011 The 2011 IHE Europe Connectathon provide a testing opportunity for the comprehensive set of IHE Profiles.

Timeline : 2013-2014 Development Cycle Milestones

According to IHE Pharmacy Domain Milestone Dates

Dates and times are Central European Time (CET : Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Vienna).

Timeframe Activity Scheduled Location
September Call for proposals September 1st
October F2F meeting : Final Selection of NWI for this cycle October 30-31th, 2013 Paris, France
February F2F meeting February 12-13th, 2014 Vienna, Austria
June F2F meeting : Final review of NWIs, approved for ballot June 11-12-13th, 2014 Porto, Portugal
Summer IHE Pharmacy webinar 2014 WebEx webinar
June Publication of Public Comment Supplements
July Deadline for submission of public comments on profile supplements
July Call for Vendor co-chair July
August Publication of CPs - released for Ballot
August Publication of Trial Implementation Supplements
August Vendor co-chair election August
September Publication of Final Text Technical Framework
September Vendor co-chair election results September
January/February Test implementations at Connectathon (North America) Chicago
April/May Test implementations at Connectathon (Europe)
April/May F2F meeting at Connectathon (Europe)


Supporters and Endorsements

IHE Pharmacy is supported or endorsed by the following organizations:

See Also

Pharmacy Technical Committee


Mailing Lists

Face to Face meetings

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