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European Commission's mandate to the European Standardization Organizations (ESOs), CEN, CENELEC, and ETSI, to develop a coordinated work programme for standardization in health informatics

Medical record

Systematic documentation of a patient's medical history and care. The term is used both for the physical folder for a patient and for the body of information which comprises the total of a patient's health history. Medical records are personal documents and all data collected in medical records shall be regarded as sensitive personal data and processed accordingly.

Item for:Memorandum of Understanding

Agreement between partners to cooperate in the project.

Abbreviation:Master Patient Index
Acronym:Medication Related Overview

A certain overview regarding medication created by some Participating Nations, that consists of relevant aspects for patient care, especially for safety reasons. Implementations vary widely from country to country, and also the content of this overview might vary from user to user: prescribers and pharmacists do not have the same overview in all countries.

Abbreviation:member state(s)

Deprecated, now replaced by PN (Participating Nation)

Abbreviation:Master Translation/Transcoding Catalogue

The epSOS Master Value Sets Catalogue contains, in addition to the original terms, their translation in different languages corresponding to the respective countries and the possible cross-referencing (transcoding) with other code systems that are used at the national level. The translation and the cross-referencing (transcoding) is a national responsibility. The provision of the content of each country's contribution to the other epSOS countries is under epSOS' responsibility.

Abbreviation:Master Value Sets Catalogue

The Master Value Sets Catalogue is a collection of terms used within certain parts of the epSOS pivot documents (either parts describing the patient demographics or the clinical problems for example) based on standardized code systems such as ICD-10, SNOMED CT, ATC, EDQM and UCUM.

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