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Acronyms

31/08/2020
AcronymsDefinition
APIApplication Program Interface
ATCAnatomical Therapeutic Chemical Code
BCPBusiness Continuity Plan
CBeHISCross Border eHealth Information Services
CDAClinical Document Architecture
CEFConnecting Europe Facility
CENComité Européen de Normalization (European Committee for Standardization, a federation of 34 national standards bodies that are also ISO member bodies)
CEN IPSCEN International Patient Summary
CEN/TC 251CEN Technical Committee 251 Health Informatics
CobiTControl Objectives for Information and Related Technologies
CTClinical Terminologies
DICOMDigital Imaging and Communication in Medecine
DSIDigital Service Infrastructure
eDispensationElectronic Dispensation
EEHRxFEuropean Electronic Health Record Exchange Format
eEIFeHealth European Interoperability Framework
EHDSEuropean Health Data Space
eHDSI / eHealth DSIeHealth Digital Service Infrastructure
eHealthElectronic Health 
eHNeHealth Network
EHRElectronic Health Record
EHRxFElectronic Health Record Exchange Format 
eIDElectronic Identification
EIFEuropean Interoperability Framework
ENEuropean Standard
eP /ePrescriptionElectronic Prescription
epSOSSmart Open Services for European Patients
e-SENSElectronic Simple European Networked Services
EUEuropean Union
EXPANDExpanding Health Data Interoperability Services
FAQsFrequently Asked Questions
FHIR Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources
GDPRGeneral Data Protection Regulation
GPGeneral Practitioner
H2020Horizon 2020 Programme
HIPAAHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HL7Health Level 7
HL7 CDAHL7 Clinical Document Architecture
HL7 FHIRHL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources
HL7 IPSHL7 International Patient Summary
ICTInformation and communications technology
IDMPIdentification of Medicinal Products standards
IECInternational Electrotechnical Commission
IHEIntegrating the Healthcare Enterprise
IHTSDOInternational Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation
INEAInnovation and Networks Executive Agency
IPIInternational Projects and Interoperability
IPSInternational Patient Summary
ISMSInformation Security Management System
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization
ITInformation Technology
ITILInformation Technology Infrastructure Library
JICJoint Initiative Council
JIC PSSSJIC Patient Summary Standards Set
KPI’sKey Performance Indicators
LOINCLogical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
LSPLarge Scale Pilot
mHealthMobile Health
MSMinistry of Health
MTCMaster Translation/Transcodification Catalogue
MVCModel-View-Controller 
NCPNational Contact Point
NCPeHNational Contact Point for eHealth
NHSNational Health Service
NPUNomenclature, Properties and Units
OSIOperations, Security and Infrastructure
PSPatient Summary
ReEIFRefined eHealth EIF
SNOMED CTSystematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms
SOAService-Oriented Architecture
TEN-TTrans-European Transport Network
TEN-T EATrans-European Transport Network Executive Agency
TSTechnical Specification
UCUMUnified Code for Units of Measure
WPWork Package