Use Case Repository
To support the processes of prescription and dispensation through the electronic exchange of supporting data for citizens who are travelling inside Europe
This Use Case represents a high level of consensus on what constitute European eHealth services, as this use case was described by the Directive 2011/24 of 9 March 2011 on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare. Benefits in both medical and economical terms can be gained from increased quality of care (e.g. improved patient safety) when they travelling abroad and still are able to pick up (lost/forgotten/other necessary reasons) medication and to decrease the effort of gathering/exchanging health information.
Once the medicine is dispensed, the dispenser will report, via software, information about the dispensed medicine(s) to the prescription provider. To appropriately define the context of the use case relevant aspects require consideration. These aspects include:
The use case which is described below is one (the most common situation) of 5 possible scenarios that are described within epSOS D3.1.2. Other scenarios that the prescription is written and dispensed in country B, or a prescription written in country B dispensed in another country (C). More extensive information about this use case and ePrescription requirements can be found in epSOS Deliverable 3.1.2. Information about the profiles can be found in epSOS D3.A.1 EED II. Information about identification, authentication, authorisation, and consent sharing can be found in epSOS D3.6.