This new project will pave the way for more eHealth interoperability in Europe and it is meant to
promote the adoption and take-up of interoperability testing of eHealth
solutions against identified eHealth standards and profiles defined in eHealth
European Interoperability Framework (eEIF).
- With a
budget of €1 Million the scheme will help European health systems assess
the conformity of eHealth products and solutions with international
standards, and will enhance vendors' visibility by offering public
recognition of conformity of their products.
to experts, this will advance eHealth interoperability, help advance the
European Digital Single Market in the health and care domain, and
facilitate the sharing of information for better and more person-centred
EURO-CAS consortium consists of representatives and competence centres of
key European regions and Member States, as well as experts and
consortium is meant to assess the interoperability requirements of
European health systems and analyse the existing testing and certification
schemes, before developing and testing a European conformity scheme in
several regions, guided by an advisory board of additional experts and
- The project is led by IHE Europe (BE)
and coordinated by EIBIR (AT), and joined by 14 national and regional
government bodies, competence centres, and associations.
- The EURO-CAS project has received
funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation
programme under grant agreement No. 727028.
finalised EURO-CAS model will be presented in November 2018 to the public.
information on the project can be found here.