Key EU eHealth initiatives
Information and Communication Technologies
Efforts to stimulate demand and remove obstacles to eHealth services.
See: EU measures to promote ICT in healthcare
eHealth identified as a priority domain where standardisation is required to reach the policy objectives.
See: ICT Standardisation Work Programme
See: Health research programme
Support for research
Work to improve our understanding of the links between technology, economy and society.
See: EU Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS)
Tools for remote access to information.
Searchable database including eHealth projects
See: eTen – trans-European e-services in the public interest
EU law on market access, international trade relations and competitiveness
See: Medical devices – EU support for development and innovation
The European health insurance card
Replaces paper forms needed for health treatment in another EU country.
See: European health insurance card