The EU has decided to fund this project in order to implement the EU-US roadmap for eHealth .
In short, Trillium Bridge wants to bring the European "Patient Summary " (a summary of crucial patient data for health professionals to be able to help patients quickly) to the US and, vice versa, the American "Meaningful Use II Transitions of Care " to the EU.
"This will in the long term establish an interoperability bridge that will benefit EU and US citizens alike, advancing eHealth innovation and contributing to a triple win: quality care, health system sustainability and societal economic growth", the project experts explain.
The Trillium Bridge researchers will do a feasibility study based on a validation exercise in three European countries implementing the EU epSOS -pilot and two US providers. The project will try to answer these questions: