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Joint Meeting on Semantics, the European Electronic Health Record Exchange Format, and Communities of (Interoperable) Practice
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Dear CSCT Members and non-Members,

We are happy to invite you to the Joint Meeting on Semantics, the European Electronic Health Record Exchange Format, and Communities of (Interoperable) Practice organized by XpanDH, the CSCT asbl, SNOMED International and xShare.

During this half-day session, we will explore together how terminologies fit into the overall picture of the European Health Data Space under construction, and how Europe is supporting this digital transition.

The conference will be held as an hybrid event, both online and on site at the Bastenie auditorium, CHU Saint-Pierre, 322 rue Haute, 1000 Bruxelles, in preamble to the SNOMED in Europe congress of the 22nd and 23rd of May.

Update 20/5/2024: The full agenda of the meeting including the connection information is attached to this page.


The conference program is the following:

  12:30 - Registration open and guest greeting

  13:30 - Welcome and introduction:
          Marie-Alexandra Lambot (CHUSP/CSCT),
          Henrique Martins (ISCTE/XpanDH),
          Ian Green (SNOMED international),
          Luc Nicolas (EHTEL/xShare WP4 co-lead)

 13:50 - Semantic as the key asset on eHealth interoperability:
          Dr Marie-Alexandra Lambot (CHUSP/CSCT)

 14:10 – XpanDH project: Semantics and people interoperability:
          Henrique Martins (ISCTE/XpanDH)

 14:30 - Presentation of the xShare project:
          Luc Nicolas (EHTEL/xShare WP4 co-lead)

 14:50 - Coffee break

 15:10 - The role of SNOMED CT in EHDS:
          Ian Green (SNOMED international)

 15:30 - The role of Industry in semantics and how to get ready for the European EHR Exchange Format:
          Henrique Martins (ISCTE/XpanDH),
          Luc Nicolas (EHTEL/xShare WP4 co-lead)

 15:50 - Discussion breakout groups on how to engage the eHealth ecosystem on the Semantic issues, and find solutions exploring the EEHRxFormat
   • Group 1: Exploring the European EHR Exchange Format and Engagement of industry and wider society
   • Group 2: Engagement of EU and policy makers towards the semantic interoperability

 16:50 - Presentations of the breakout groups results and general discussion

 17:20 - Wrap-up and final considerations:
           Marie-Alexandra Lambot (CHUSP/CSCT),
           Henrique Martins (ISCTE/XpanDH),
           Ian Green (SNOMED international),
           Luc Nicolas (EHTEL/xShare WP4 co-lead)

 17:30 - Networking drink

Practical information: Directions from Midi Station to the UMC Sint-Pieter and the map of the campus are attached to this page.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the CSCT staff through the CSCT Knowledge and Support ticketing system.

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