Programs and Policies

Vitlab Observatory Programs and Policies

eHealth Action Plan 2012-2010: Innovative healthcare for the 21st century

The second eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 operates in the context of Article 14 of Directive 2011/24 on the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare. It focuses on the following: Supporting research, development and innovation; Promoting international cooperation; Achieving wider interoperability of e-health services; Ensuring wider deployment & facilitating uptake.

The Telemedicine challenge in Europe (2010)

“The aim of this special edition of "The European Files" is to help take stock of the development of telemedicine, in all its diverse forms, and in a range of different environments. It is a collection of accounts and analyses by political and industrial decision-makers, patients and professional healthcare representatives, who seem to be best-placed to communicate messages that are both brief and easily understandable to all audiences.