NEN/CEN Technical Committee 251 Health Informatics, the Netherlands



  • History: Active in Health Informatics since 1990. One of three “official” European Standards Organizations, together with CENELEC and ETSI. Founding member of the Joint Initiative Council on Global Health Informatics Standardization in 2007.Partner in Trillium Bridge, Antilope, eStandards, openMedicine, among others.
  • Purpose: Tasked with delivering a European standard and TS for the International Patient Summary (with HL7, IHE)
  • Approach: Shift from standards development to delivery

Role/contribution in Trillium II

  • Work package leader for WP5 – EU/US Roadmap
  • Participant in WP4 to encourage adoption
  • Participant in WP6 to engage with practice 

Key people involved

  • Robert Stegwee
  • Shirin Golyardi

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