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Section 1d: Version 2 (V2)
Section 2: Clinical and Administrative Domains

HL7 Messaging Standard Version 2.8.1

DESCRIPTION

V2.8.1 contains a number of updates to support the V2 Laboratory implementation guides that are intended to be referenced by ONC’s certification program editions.

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

HL7 Messaging Standard Version 2.8.1 may also go by the following names or acronyms:

V2.8.1

TARGETS

  • Clinical and Public Health Laboratories
  •  Standards Development Organizations (SDOs)
  • Regulatory Agency
  • EHR, PHR Vendors
  • Equipment Vendors
  • Health Care IT Vendors
  • Lab Vendors
  • HIS Vendors

BENEFITS

  • Provides essential updates to enable improvements to the Laboratory implementation guides targeted for the US

IMPLEMENTATIONS/CASE STUDIES

  • Referenced in the respective Laboratory implementation guides that support ONC’s certification program
  • Many LIS, EHR, and HIT software developers will be taking advantage of the updates

RELATED DOCUMENTS

HL7 Messaging Standard Version 2.8.1

(Download) (28.73 MB)

HL7 Version 2.8.1 Messaging Errata (View Brief)

(Download) (4.39 MB)

HL7 Version 2.8.1 Messaging Schemas (View Brief)

(Download) (378 KB)

TOPIC

  • Patient Care

BALLOT TYPE

  • Normative

STATUS DATE

2014-08-27

RESPONSIBLE WORK GROUP

Orders and Observations

STAKEHOLDERS

  • Clinical and Public Health Laboratories
  • EHR, PHR Vendors
  • Equipment Vendors
  • Health Care IT Vendors
  • HIS Vendors
  • Lab Vendors
  • Regulatory Agency
  • Standards Development Organizations (SDOs)

FAMILY

  • V2

CURRENT STATE

  • Retired

REALM

  • Universal