Pharmacy Planning Committee

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It manages the activity of the IHE Pharmacy Domain.

It provides direction to and works in coordination with the Pharmacy Technical Committee.

Current Meetings

Dates and Times are Central European Time (Brussels UTC+0100) unless otherwise noted, for others times and dates click here

Date Time Location Topic Agenda Minutes
End of season 2022/2023
2024.01.08 11.00-12.00 CET Teams 2024 - 1st Planning call Agenda Minutes
Start of season 2022/2023

Pharm Plan Past Meetings: Past agendas and minutes since 2014

IHE Europe Dev Committee 'ePharmacy group' Meetings: Past agendas and minutes 2007-2009

Work plan 2022-2023 (TBD)

ID Task Type Editor Contributors
1 Hospital medication supply chain logistics (Whitepaper) Jose Costa Teixeira Simon Letellier, Leonidas Tzimis, Jacqueline Surugue
2 Medication Documentation (Whitepaper) Joao Almeida Michael Tan, Jose Costa Teixeira, Marc Robberecht, Stephane Spahni, Jürgen Brandstätter, Jacqueline Surugue, Leonidas Tzimis, Simon Letellier
3 Vaccination Jürgen Brandstätter Jose Costa Teixeira, Michael Tan, Trudy Hagg, Marc Robberecht, Leonidas Tzimis
4 Medication Documentation - FHIR based profile for Medication List Jose Costa Teixeira Joao Almeida, Michael Tan, Marc Robberecht, Stephane Spahni
5 Administration in Community Pharmacy (CMA Profile) - further refinement Jürgen Brandstätter Stephane Spahni
6 Mobile Medication Administration (MMA Profile) - further refinement Jose Costa Teixeira Stephane Spahni, Marc Robberecht, Michael Tan
7 Unified Barcode Processing (UBP Profile) - further refinement Jose Costa Teixeira Michael van der Zel
8 Formularies and Medication catalogs Simon Letellier Jose Costa Teixeira, Jacqueline Surugue, Leonidas Tzimis
9 Supply Jose Costa Teixeira Josh Zamor, Esther Peelen, Marc Robberecht, Carl Leitner, Leonidas Tzimis

Use Cases are available in the IHE Pharmacy White Paper v1.3.3 (GDrive; file type : PDF) or declared in the respective work-item description.

See here for Previous work plans


  • Recruits vendors of relevant information systems and users with clinical and operational experience
  • Develops long-term goals and roadmap
  • Identifies integration and information sharing problems and priorities
  • Gathers and reviews proposals for new problems/profiles.
  • Selects proposals for technical/effort evaluation by the Technical Committee
  • Approves proposals for Profile development by the Technical Committee
  • Develops educational materials for the domain and profiles


Pharmacy Domain Update - 2019

PHARM Learning Objectives:
Understand PHARM vision, mission and strategic goals.
Understand PHARM domain's liaison and collaboration with HL7 and ISO.
Overview of existing PHARM profiles and Community and Hospital Pharmacy, including Community Medication Prescription and Dispense, Hospital Medication Workflow, Medication Treatment Plan
Overview of other PHARM domain activities, including Supply Chain, FHIR, UBP, MMA profiles
How to get involved in PHARM committee work.
When ?
Friday, July 12, 9:00 – 10:00 am CDT
Slides PDF file
Webinar on YouTube
Esther Peelen, GS1 Nederland
Michael Tan, Nictiz

See here for Past webinars



Participation in IHE domain committees is open to representatives of all IHE member organizations. Information about IHE's governance, including how to apply to become an IHE member organization, is available on the IHE governance Web page. The current list of member organizations is available at

Roster is based on actual IHE membership.

Voting Privileges

According to the IHE governance, concerning Voting Privileges, votes will begin to be effectively considered from 2012 face to face meeting on.

Representatives with Voting Privileges (shown in the table below as Voting = Yes) may vote and count towards quorum.

Voting Privileges are based on the Roster Role and attendance of the Member Organization for this committee.

NOTE: New Member Organizations are granted Voting Privileges at the start of their second consecutive meeting.

To check your current voting status please view the Roster posted below.

Planning Roster

  • The Pharmacy Planning&Technical Committee Roster is maintained by the Secretariat for IHE Pharmacy.

In 2021 the workgroup has decided to abandon seperate co-chairs for planning. There will only be 2 technical committee co-chairs:

Representative Name Member Organization Committee Roster Status
Planning Committee (User) CoChair
Planning Committee (Vendor CoChair) Ending: Aug 31 2020

Roster Legend

  • V : represents a representative who attend with voting rights (either in person, through proxy or distant vote)
  • V : a representative of a non-member organization attend regularly; however, his vote goes towards attendance.
  • F : First time a representative attend (non-voting member) at a decision meeting
  • F : First time somebody attend (non-voting non-member) at a decision meeting
  • n : A voting member don't attend [count for the quorum] at a decision meeting
  • n.a. : represents a non-voting member who attend.
  • P : represents an attendee at a discussion meeting


The Pharmacy Committee Roster is maintained by the Secretariat for IHE Pharmacy. Please contact the secretary at, for any of the following requests:

  • If you would like to suggest changes or corrections to this page
  • If your voting status needs to be adjusted
  • If there needs to be an update or correction to your name or organization
  • If your organization is an IHE Member and you would like to be added to this roster, please provide the name of your voting representative (and optionally, alternates) to the Secretary.

See Also

IHE Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technical Committee


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