About this initiative


This proposal will make some recommendations on how electronic health records can be accessed and shared more easily in every EU member country.

This will make it easier for patients, health professionals or other authorised parties to use health data from different records across the EU – for example, to avoid having to repeat medical tests that have already been carried out in one country.

Digital economy and society
Type of act


Feedback: open
Feedback period
22 November 2018 - 20 December 2018

The Commission would like to hear your views.

Roadmaps are open for feedback for 4 weeks. Feedback will be taken into account for further development and fine tuning of the initiative. The Commission will summarise the input received in a synopsis report explaining how the input will be taken on board and, if applicable, why certain suggestions can't be taken up. Feedback received will be published on this site and therefore must adhere to the feedback rules.

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Feedback (8)

  • European Federation of Nurses Associations - EFN (Belgium)
    7 December 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    European Federation of Nurses Associations - EFN (Belgium)

    The European Federation of Nurses Associations is the independent voice of the nursing profession, representing 36 National Nursing Associations and 3 million nurses in the EU. The health and social care ecosystem in the EU have been actively working on Electronic Health Records for several years now and is still focusing on making data accessible across and within Member States. We acknowledge it is a huge task to align the different records....

  • Fredrik LINDÉN (Sweden)
    4 December 2018 EU citizen
    Fredrik LINDÉN (Sweden)

    While I fully support the forward movement on these matters I would suggest being more clear about the need for Self Sovereign Identity (SSI) and the latest Security and Safety mechanisms to be in place in relation to the services build on the "Dataset". Several countries are still not working in the direction of the patient actually having access to a copy of, or their use of EHR or medical data, and being allowed to easily share it as they...

  • Jukka S. RANNILA (Finland)
    3 December 2018 EU citizen
    Jukka S. RANNILA (Finland)

    Hi, I attached the PDF file of my opinion here. With kind regards, Jukka S. Rannila

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