eHealth doctrine self-evaluation

Set out your own roadmap to comply with the eHealth doctrine standards

What is the eHealth doctrine self-evaluation?

Whether you are an established company or a newcomer to the eHealth sector, self-evaluation helps you define the maturity level of your software solution, based on the criteria set out in the French eHealth doctrine, around 3 main themes: urbanisation, interoperability and security.

Your self-evaluation results will forecast a timeline and deadlines to help you reach the level recommended by the doctrine.

You can also check your product meets the requirement framework for telehealth (télésanté) solutions, with self-evaluations covering 3 domains: teleconsultation, tele-expertise and telecare.

Filling these self-evaluation questionnaires for your products will guarantee you meet state-of-the-art standards of good practice and participate in the development of eHealth.

Discover and use the free self-evaluation platform

The ANS launched Convergence, a self-evaluation platform that measures the maturity level of your software solutions according to the eHealth doctrine.

By answering to customised questionnaires, you will define a roadmap and guidelines. A summary provides you with the key steps you need to follow to apply for the referencing labels set up by the State.

This platform is suitable for any digital product in development at an experimental stage or fully implemented into production.

Self-evaluation in numbers

553 Solutions evaluated

Step-by-step guide to evaluate your solution

Step 1

Go to the Convergence platform (or select an existing product you have already created) and add it to the evaluation and forecast (“evaluation et projections socles”) module. You will be able to ask questions directly on Convergence and be guided by our experts.

Step 2

Evaluate your product based on several requirements set out in the eHealth doctrine. You fill in questionnaires about interoperability, security and urbanisation. To prepare yourself, you may download the questionnaires in the Evaluation themes section, below.

Step 3

You create a forecast on Convergence for your project and a roadmap outlining the steps you need to follow to reach the maturity levels required in the eHealth doctrine.

Frequently Asked Questions

The ANS answers the most common questions about self-evaluation.

[ Date de mise à jour : 28 Dec. 2022 ] Topic: Security questionnaire Product / Service : eHealth doctrine self-evaluation Category: Convergence platform

The accountability referential defines the means useable for:

  • tracing the actions done on a health IS;
  • guarantee the value of each registered action;
  • control the use of this health IS.
[ Date de mise à jour : 28 Dec. 2022 ] Topic: Urbanisation questionnaires Product / Service : eHealth doctrine self-evaluation Category: Convergence platform

The eHealth doctrine identifies several data directories, each with a specific target:

  • the extended RPPS (or RPPS+) to identify each physical person in their role as a health professional (all types of professionals or assistants in the sector);
  • the revised FINESS(or FINESS+) to identify each moral person in the health sector (all establishments or judicial entities in the sector);
  • the ROR to describe the extend of the health offer within a facility or establishment (specialties, capacity, etc.).
[ Date de mise à jour : 16 Dec. 2022 ] Topic: Interoperability questionnaire Product / Service : eHealth doctrine self-evaluation Category: Convergence platform

To inform us your company or one of your products took part in a connectathon, you may use the free-text fields in the questionnaire:

  • in the “Certifications” field of the Identification questionnaire (step 1) when you add a product
  • in the “Commentaires” (Comments) field of the Interoperability questionnaire

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