TESTA, a data communication network service supported by ISA², facilitates the cross-border exchange of health data between EU countries. Thanks to TESTA, Europeans can get their medication in another EU country, and in case of emergency while travelling abroad, doctors can give better care by accessing the patient’s past health records.
TESTA is a European backbone network for data exchange between a wide variety of public administrations. It provides guaranteed performance and a high level of security and interoperability. The network is used by EU institutions and agencies, as well as EU countries and organisations acting on their behalf.
In the area of eHealth, two electronic cross-border health services using TESTA are currently progressively introduced in all EU countries:
The following exchanges are already operational:
By 2021, 22 EU countries will gradually implement both services.
Article Source: https://ec.europa.eu/isa2/news/testa-enables-exchange-health-data-secure-efficient-and-interoperable-way_en