Circular no. 3 of 2 September 2019 on "Single access to the electronic health record and temporary management of the metadata index of health documents": published press release in the Gazzetta Ufficiale.

The press release concerning AgID Circular no. 3/2019 which states that the national portal of the Electronic Health Record provides the patient with the ability to directly access their EHR through authentication via SPID, CIE or CNS is published on the Gazzetta Ufficiale on 16th September 2019 .

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The press release concerning AgID Circular no. 3/2019 which states that the national portal of the Electronic Health Record provides the patient with the ability to directly access their EHR through authentication via SPID, CIE or CNS is published on the Gazzetta Ufficiale on 16th September 2019 .

In fact, through the interaction with the TS / ANA System, the assisted care region is identified. Furthermore, with the aforementioned Circular, the National Infrastructure for Interoperability (INI) makes available additional services for the management of the metadata indexes of the health documents relating to the patients of the national registry of patients to the regions that want to use it, favouring even more interoperability between regional EHR.

The document mainly defines:

  • the procedure to be implemented to ensure on-line access by the patient to their electronic health record (EHR) through the national portal, continuously and without disruption even in cases of transfer to another region;
  • the services that the national infrastructure for interoperability guarantees in the case of temporary management of a client, functional to the consultation of their EHR;
  • the management of the index of an EHR in the cases envisaged by the circular itself.

The technical details are available in the document "Procedure for access to the Electronic Health Record through the services made available by the National Infrastructure for Interoperability and for the preparation and management, through this infrastructure, of the index with the metadata of the documents health related to the patients listed in the National Register of Patients ".

The circular in question was drafted in implementation of the provisions of the decree of 25 October 2018 of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, containing «Modification of the ministerial decree of 4 August 2017, concerning the technical procedures and telematic services made available by the national infrastructure for interoperability of the electronic health record (EHR) ".

The AgID circular can be consulted on the Agency's website or on the National Portal of the Electronic Health Record on the page dedicated to guidelines, manuals, technical documents.

Last update: 06/08/2021