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Swedish researchers have followed the implementation of Journalen since the start, not the least through the DOME consortium ( The shift towards giving patients online access to their EHR is not exclusive to Sweden, but happing throughout the world. Researchers from the DOME-consortium participate in the nordic research collaboration NORDeHEALTH with colleagues from Norge, Finland, Estonia and the USA (Maria Hägglund, Uppsala Universitet, PI). In the US, a new legislation came into force in April 2021 where patients rigth to access their electronic health records is strengthened. The EU now moves in a similar direction with the proposal for a European Health Data Space (EHDS), where all member states are required to ensure their citizens have online access to their EHR no later than 2030. 

Organising committee
Maria Hägglund, Uppsala University
Isabella Scandurra, Örebro University
Hanife Rexhepi, Högskolan i Skövde
Sara Riggare, Uppsala University
Anna Kharko, Uppsala University
Josefin Hagström, Uppsala University
Annika Bärkås, Uppsala University
Irene Muli, Uppsala University