The aim of the Medical Informatics Initiative is to establish a national infrastructure for integrating and sharing health data. To this, Data Integration Centers are set up at university medical centers, which address data harmonization, information security and data protection challenges. As the partners in the initiative are free to adopt different solutions for managing consent information (e.g. IHE BPPC or HL7 FHIR Consent Resource), we developed an interoperability layer together with representatives of all four funded consortia. The full article can be accessed here.
Article published about electronic consent representations in the Medical Informatics Initiative
The article provides an overview of how the German Medical Informatics Initiative has decided to implement electronic representations of data use permissions that are interoperable across different standards.