EuroRec: Euroropean institute for health records

The European Institute for Health Records (EuroRec) is an independent not-for-profit organisation, promoting in Europe the use of high quality Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs). EuroRec undertakes activities that support the effective and meaningful use by healthcare professionals of high quality and interoperable applications, meeting well-specified functional, content-related, interoperability and governance requirements. As the most experienced European certification body, one of its main missions is to support EHR system conformity assessment and quality labelling by defining relevant functional and non-functional criteria. Quality assessment and certification of EHR systems is essential for the safe and cross-border provision of care to citizens across Europe. EuroRec currently holds the pre-eminent position in Europe as the Institute with the most experience, methodologies, tools and criteria repository to support EC country and multi-national quality labelling initiatives (Belgrado Declaration). EuroRec was recently commissioned by the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data ( i~HD ) to develop a Quality Seal for Research Platforms.

We are delighted to announce that our third annual conference took place in Gothenburg, Sweden on 19-20 November. The multi-stakeholder nature of the participants led to interesting perspectives and discussion on how we are realising the value of health data. This included the value of data in research, with emphasis on pragmatic clinical trials and large scale observational data. We explored how real world data should be better used in decision making. We heard about the emerging importance of patient generated data and the role of Learning Health Systems. This conference provided a foundation for i~HD’s contributing roles. We announced the launch of the Data Quality Service for Hospitals and the GDPR Observatory. A big thank you to all those involved in making this event such a success. Click here to read the full report.


Sign up for the IMI-EMIF symposium on April 18th in Brussels

Announcement from the EMIF project ... more

Call for papers

A call for papers for a Special Issue on ‘Biomedical Data Quality Assessment Methods’ of the journal “Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine” ... more

I~HD Data Quality Task Force Members invited as guest editors for

i~HD is happy to announce that three members of the i~HD Data Quality Task Force were invited to become Guest Editors for a Special Issue on “Biomedical Data Quality Assessment Methods” in the journal ... more

Joint event i-HD - EMIF

As the Organising Committee of the conference, we are pleased to announce that we have reached 270 registrations from a range of different stakeholders and countries. It will be a real European multi- ... more

Report on the eStandards Final Conference (June 26 -27, 2017 – Brussels)

eStandards presents its Roadmap for collaborative and sustainable development of standards in its final conference. ... more

i~HD Quality Seal for Research Platforms (QS4RP)

EuroRec has been commissioned by the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD) to develop a Quality Seal for Research Platforms (QS4RP). ... more

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