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.

Together with the eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020, the Commission issued a Staff Working Document (SWD) on Telemedicine to help deal with the legal aspects related to data protection rules, privacy matters and reimbursement.