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HL7 Standards - Section 3: Implementation Guides

This section is for implementation guides and/or support documents created to be used in conjunction with an existing standard. All documents in this section serve as supplemental material for a parent standard.

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Name Description Type
HL7 Arden Syntax: Implementation Guide, Release 2

The Arden Syntax for Medical Logic Systems is a structured, executable formalism for the explicit representation of scientific, clinical, administrative, and other knowledge used in clinical decision support systems.  Despite the r...

Informative
HL7 Arden Syntax: Implementation Guide, Release 3

The Arden Syntax for Medical Logic Systems is a structured, executable formalism for the explicit representation of scientific, clinical, administrative, and other knowledge used in clinical decision support systems.  Despite the r...

Informative
HL7 CDA ® Release 2 Implementation Guide: Reporting to Public Health Cancer Registries from Ambulatory Healthcare Providers, Release 1, DSTU Release 1.1 – US Realm

Population-based cancer surveillance is critical in North America for cancer control activities aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of cancer, the second leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.) and the leading cause...

DSTU
HL7 CDA R2 Implementation Guide: Dental Data Exchange, Release 1, STU 1 - US Realm

This implementation guide provides an HL7 CDA-based set of templates defining the Dental Referral Note and Dental Consultation Note. These standardized documents are intended to support bi-directional information exchange between a medic...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Attachment Implementation Guide: Exchange of C-CDA Based Documents, Release 2 - US Realm

This implementation guide (Guide) defines the requirements for sending and receiving standards-based electronic attachments. It does so by applying additional constraints onto standards in common use for clinical documentation and by defin...

Informative, STU
HL7 CDA® R2 IG: C-CDA Templates for Clinical Notes R2.1 Companion Guide, Release 3 - US Realm



The Companion Guide to Consolidated Clinical Document Archi...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide International Patient Summary, Release 1

An International Patient Summary (IPS) document is an electronic health record extract containing essential healthcare information intended for use in the unscheduled, cross-border care scenario, comprising at least the required eleme...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Ambulatory and Hospital Healthcare Provider Reporting to Birth Defect Registries Release 1 , STU 2 -US Realm

More than 40 US states have population based birth defect surveillance programs.  Many have mandated requirements for health care professionals to report to the surveillance program.  However, to-date a standard for elect...

DSTU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Birth and Fetal Death Reporting, Release 1, STU Release 2 - US Realm

The Vital Records birth and fetal death reporting (BFDR) CDA had been first published as an STU in Feb, 2015 and expired in 2017. It provided a format for using HL7's Clinical Document Architecture to transmit medical/health infor...

DSTU, STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: C-CDA R2.1 Supplemental Templates for Infectious Disease, Release 1, STU 1 - US Realm

This guide defines optional additions to the C-CDA R2.1 Continuity of Care Document (CCD), Transfer Summary, and Discharge Summary standards. These additional templates are  available for use ...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: C-CDA R2.1 Supplemental Templates for Nutrition, Release 1 - US Realm

This document describes constraints on the Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA R2) header and body elements that are derived from requirements set forth by the Academy of Nutrition and ...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: C-CDA R2.1 Supplemental Templates for Pregnancy Status, Release 1 - US Realm

This implementation guide (IG) provides consistent guidance for capturing key pregnancy status information in healthcare information technology (HIT) products and contains optional supplemental pregnancy status templates for curre...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: C-CDA R2.1; Advance Directives Templates, Release 1 - US Realm

Advance Directive Templates are important components of the C-CDA standard, yet to date, use of these templates in data exchange, sharing and retrieval of patient’s clinical and care planning information has been optional. Optional requi...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: C-CDA Supplemental Templates for Unique Device Identifier (UDI) for Implantable Medical Devices, Release 1 - US Realm

This specification has been retired. Please see: HL7 CDA® R2 IG: C-CDA Templates for Clinical Notes STU Companion Guide, Release 3 - US Realm for UDI related templates.

 

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Clinical Oncology Treatment Plan and Summary, Release 1 - US Realm

This document describes constraints on the Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA R2) header and body elements for the Clinical Oncology Treatment Plan and Summary (COTPS) documents, whic...

DSTU, STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Clinical Summary Relevant and Pertinent Data, Release 1

This guide is primarily focused on improving the relevance and pertinence of C-CDA documents as experienced by the clinician, which means as displayed or “rendered.” Other guides, incl...

Informative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Data Provenance, Release 1 - US Realm

The Implementation Guide for CDA (R) Release 2: Data Provenance, Release 1, September 2014 is the result of collaborative efforts between HL7 and the US Health and Human Services Office of National Coordinators Standards and Inter...

DSTU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Emergency Medical Services; Patient Care Report, Release 1 – US Realm

This implementation guide supports the provision of emergency medical service data from provider agencies to hospital emergency departments using the CDA standard. The clinical specifications were developed by the National EMS Infor...

Normative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: ePOLST: Portable Medical Orders About Resuscitation and Initial Treatment, Release 1 - US Realm

A CDA R2 implementation guide (US Realm) for the National POLST Portable Medical Orders form, building on the extensive analysis of data elements and stakeholder engagement by National POLST (https://polst.org/). A POLST Portable Medic...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Exchange of C-CDA Based Documents; Periodontal Attachment, Release 1 - US Realm

The Periodontal attachment is used to convey information about periodontal related services.  This includes the business use of claims attachments, prior authorization and pre-determinations.  It may also be used for other...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Reports, Release 3 - US Realm

This project developed an implementation guide constraining CDA Release 2. The implementation guide supports electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network. CDC provided NHSN developers, vocab...

Normative, STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Templates, Release 1 - US Realm

This two volume guide supports the documentation and communication needs of the expanding Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services arena and the CMS Medicare Part D reporting and patient information requirements for MTM. ...

Informative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: National Health Care Surveys (NHCS), R1 STU Release 3.1 - US Realm

This standard is an HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Implementation Guide for representing data extracted from provider systems as required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Stati...

DSTU, STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Reports for Long Term Care Facilities (HAI-LTCF-CDA), Release 1, STU 1 - US Realm

This implementation guide (IG) specifies standards for electronic submission of Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) reports to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) of the Centers for ...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: NHSN Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Reports, Release 4, STU 2 - US Realm

This project developed an implementation guide constraining CDA Release 2. The implementation guide supports electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network.

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Orthodontic Attachment, Release 1 - US Realm
The purpose of this implementation guide is to provide a HL7 CDA-based set of templates defining a standardized document that can be used to convey supporting clinical documentation from a dent...
STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Patient-Friendly Language for Consumer User Interfaces, Release 1

The Patient Friendly Language for Consumer User Interfaces IG is sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and is a result of a focused effort to provide a plain language healthcare vocabulary for patient comprehension. This ...

Informative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Personal Advance Care Plan (PACP) Document, Release 1 - US Realm STU Release 2

The PACP document is a CDA document template designed to share information created by an individual to express his or her care and medical treatment goals, preferences, and priorities for some future point in time, under certain circu...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Personal Healthcare Monitoring Report, Release 1

The Personal Healthcare Monitoring Report (PHMR) is a document that carries personal healthcare monitoring information, or patient measurement data taken by consumer medical devices. The primary use case around which the PHMR ...

Normative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Privacy Consent Directives, Release 1

This is a structured document specification to exchange signed Consent Directives. This specification will make use of the concepts identified in the Composite Privacy Consent Directive - Domain Analysis Model - and the CDA R2 speci...

Normative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Public Health Case Report - the Electronic Initial Case Report (eICR) Release 2, STU Release 3.1 - US Realm

The purpose of this implementation guide (IG) is to specify a standard for electronic submission of electronic initial public health case reports using HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Release 2 format. This imple...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Public Health Case Report, Release 1 - US Realm

The purpose of this implementation guide (IG) is to specify a standard for electronic submission of electronic initial public health case reports using HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Release 2 format. This imple...

Informative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA III), Release 1 - US Realm

A QRDA Category III report is an aggregate quality report. Each report contains calculated summary data for one or more measures for a specified population of patients within a particular health system over a specific period of time....

Normative, STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Quality Reporting Document Architecture - Category I (QRDA I) - US Realm

This two-volume implementation guide (IG) describes constraints on the Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA R2) header and body elements for Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) documents. The Institute of Medic...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Reportability Response, Release 1, STU Release 1.1 - US Realm

The purpose of this implementation guide (IG) is to specify a standard for a response document for a public health electronic Initial Case Report (HL7 eICR v1.1) using HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Release 2 forma...

STU
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Trauma Registry Data Submission, Release 1 - US Realm

This implementation guide supports the transfer of data elements defined by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma for Trauma Registries in a CDA document.

Normative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Trauma Registry Data Submission, Release 2 - US Realm

This document provides data to support submission from providers to the American College of Surgeons’ National Trauma Data Bank

Normative
HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Vital Records Death Reporting, Release 1 STU 2.1 - US Realm

This document describes constraints on the Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA R2) header and body elements for U.S. Standard Certificate of Death Documents, which are derived from the 2003 Revision of the U.S. Standard Certi...

DSTU, STU
HL7 CDA® Release 2 Implementation Guide: Additional CDA R2 Templates – Clinical Documents for Payers Set 1, Release 1 – US Realm

The purpose of this implementation guide (IG) is to provide guidance on a standardized, implementable, interoperable electronic solution to reduce the time and expense related to the exchange of clinical and administrative infor...

DSTU
HL7 CDS Hooks: Patient-View Hook, Release 1

The CDS Hooks Patient View Hook Definition defines a hook for implementation as part of a CDS Hooks integration that occurs when the patient's chart is opened. This specification can be reached at&nb...

STU
HL7 Cross Paradigm Implementation Guide: UDI Pattern, Release 2

The Unique Device Identifier (UDI) Pattern provides the guidelines for exchanging UDI information associated with medical devices, initially implantable devices in patients.  This document will not give implementation guida...

Normative
HL7 Cross-Paradigm Implementation Guide: Behavioral Health Data Exchange, Release 1 - US Realm

Behavioral Health EHRs must be capable of exchanging substance abuse and mental health information using all the applicable Meaningful Use standard IGs. Implementers need practical guidance on how to instantiate messages and docum...

Informative
HL7 Cross-Paradigm Implementation Guide: Medical Device Data Sharing, Release 1

This cross-paradigm Implementation Guide (IG) is intended to support implementers and enable EHRs to exchange standards-based messages, documents, and resources with other EHR systems using HL7 Meaningful Use IGs and emerging IGs .

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Informative
HL7 EHR-S Functional Requirements: S&I Framework Laboratory Results Messages, Release 1 - US Realm

This document has been developed through the HHS/ONC Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework EHR-S Functional Requirements IG-Labs Work Group. This work is part of a larger effort, the ...

STU
HL7 EHR-System Implementation Guide: Pharmacist/Pharmacy Provider Functional Profile for Community Practice, R1

The document provides guidance on applying the Pharmacy/Pharmacist EHR Functional Profile, R1, specifically to the community pharmacy practice setting.

Informative
HL7 FHIR Implementation Guide: minimal Common Oncology Data Elements (mCODE) Release 1 - US Realm

mCODE™ —short for Minimal Common Oncology Data Elements—is an initiative intended to assemble a core set of structured data elements for oncology electronic health records (EHR...

STU
HL7 FHIR Implementation Guide: Profiles for ICSR Transfusion and Vaccination Adverse Event Detection and Reporting, Release 1 - US Realm

The FHIR Implementation Guide provides a set of profiles for detection, validation, reporting, and ultimately recording/persisting Adverse Events associated with blood transfusions and vaccinations.

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STU
HL7 FHIR® IG: SMART Web Messaging Implementation Guide, Release 1

SMART Web Messaging enables tight UI integration between EHRs and embedded SMART apps via HTML5’s Web Messaging. SMART Web Messaging allows applications to push unsigned orders, note snippets, risk scores, or UI sugge...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Bidirectional Services eReferrals (BSeR), STU1, Release 1 - US Realm

The Bidirectional Services eReferral (BSeR) FHIR implementation guide provides guidance for using the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard as an exchange format for clinical and non-clinical service requests. It is a ...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Bulk Data Access IG, Release 2

This Implementation Guide defines secure FHIR export Operations that use this capability to provide an authenticated and authorized client with the ability to register as a backend service and retrieve all data in a FHIR server, data on all p...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: C-CDA on FHIR, Release 1

Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) is one of the most widely implemented implementation guides for CDA and covers a significant scope of clinical care. Its target of the ‘common/essential’ elem...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Clinical Data Exchange (CDex), Release 1 STU1.1.0 - US Realm

This IG provides detailed guidance that helps implementers use FHIR-based interactions to support specific exchanges of clinical data between providers and payers (or other providers). This guide documents Direct Query, Task Based and Attac...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Clinical Decision Support for Immunizations, Release 1 - US Realm

Clinical Decision Support for Immunizations is increasingly being used in health information systems to indicate which vaccinations a patient is due for next. Many of these expert systems are buil...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Clinical Genomics, STU2

Genomics is a rapidly evolving area of healthcare that involves complex data structures. There is significant value in sharing this information in a way that is consistent, computable and that can accommodate ongoing evolu...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Clinical Guidelines, Release 1

The FHIR Clinical Guidelines Implementation Guide (CPG IG) provides a means of creating a computable representation of a narrative clinical guideline that is faithful to guideline intent and supp...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Clinical Research Sponsor Laboratory Semantics in FHIR, Release 1

FHIR provides an effective standard for sites and sponsors to utilize in exchanging clinical research laboratory data. The end-to-end process includes site data storage, site data preparation/transformation, production of FHIR forma...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Common Data Model Harmonization for Research (CDMH), Release 1 - US Realm

The Common Data Models Harmonization (CDMH) FHIR Implementation Guide (IG) will focus on mapping and translating observational data extracted for Patient Centered Outcome Research (PCOR) and other purposes into FHIR format. The proje...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Consumer-facing Real-time Pharmacy Benefit Check, Release 1- US Realm

Using RTPBC, a patient can learn how their medications will be covered at the pharmacy, including out of pocket costs and any coverage restrictions or requirements that might apply.

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: COVID-19 FHIR Clinical Profile Library, Release 1 - US Realm

The IG is a library of commonly used FHIR profiles, not specific to any use case.

 

See the specification at http://hl7.org/fhir/us/covid19library/informative1. 

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Informative
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Data Exchange for Quality Measures STU3.1 for FHIR R4 - US Realm

The purpose of this implementation guide is to support value based care data exchange in the US Realm. It describes three groups of quality reporting scenarios. The first group is exchange scenarios which focus on exchanging subsets of the data ...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: DaVinci Payer Data Exchange US Drug Formulary, Release 1 STU2 - US Realm

This project defines a FHIR interface to a health insurer's drug formulary information for patients/consumers. A drug formulary is a list of brand-name and generic prescription drugs a health insurer agrees to pay for, at least parti...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Dental Data Exchange, Release 1 - US Realm

This implementation guide provides the FHIR R4 artifacts necessary to construct a Dental Referral Note Bundle and Dental Consultation Note Bundle. These standardized documents are intended to support bi-directional information exchange betwe...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Digital Insurance Card, Release 1 - US Realm

This IG developed artifacts (FHIR implementation guides, code mappings, reference implementations, etc) to retrieve proof of insurance coverage information via FHIR REST API when requested or shared by a Patient in order to creat...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Electronic Case Reporting (eCR), Release 2.1 - US Realm

The FHIR Implementation Guide (IG) specifies a US Realm FHIR electronic Case Reporting (eCR) implementation guide. It profiles FHIR for electronic initial case report (eICR), Reportability Response and trigger code / business logic...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Electronic Long-Term Services & Supports (eLTSS), Release 1 - US Realm

The electronic Long-Term Services and Supports (eLTSS) Implementation Guide (IG) is based on FHIR R4. It was developed to support exchange of data generated during the planning and provision of long-term services and supports and is cu...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: FHIR for FAIR, Release 1

The FHIR for FAIR Implementation Guide provides guidance on how the HL7 FHIR standard can be used for supporting the implementation and the assessment of the FAIR principles for health data.

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STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: FHIR Shorthand, Release 2

FHIR Shorthand (FSH) is a domain-specific language for defining FHIR artifacts involved in creation of FHIR Implementation Guides (IG). The goal of FSH is to allow Implementation Guide (IG) crea...

Normative, STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: FHIRcast, Release 1, STU2

The FHIRcast specification describes the APIs used to synchronize disparate healthcare applications' user interfaces in real time, allowing them to show the same clinical content to a user (or group of users).

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STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Health Record Exchange (HRex) Framework, Release 1- US Realm

A foundational implementation guide that defines core profiles, terminologies, methodology and other guidelines that are used by other - and in some cases all Da Vinci implementation guides.

...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Healthcare Associated Infection Reports, Release 1, STU 2 —US Realm

This project developed an implementation guide constraining FHIR STU 3. The implementation guide supports electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network. CDC provided NHSN developers, vocabulary experts and FHIR ...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Hybrid/Intermediary Exchange, Release 1- US Realm

The Hybrid / Intermediary Exchange FHIR implementation guide provides guidance enabling FHIR REST interactions across one or more intermediaries using a passive approach in which the intermediary is ‘passing through’ the i...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: International Patient Summary, Release 1

An International Patient Summary (IPS) document is an electronic health record extract containing essential healthcare information about a subject of care. The IPS dataset is minimal and non-exhaustive; specialty-agnostic and condi...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Medicolegal Death Investigation (MDI), Release 1 - US Realm

Standards and guidance on the use of FHIR resources for exchange of death investigation information between medical examiner/coroner case management systems, jurisdictional electronic death registration system (EDRS), toxicology and other...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: NHSN Adverse Drug Event - Hypoglycemia Report, Release 1- US Realm

This IG supports electronic submission of adverse drug event (ADE) data to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). The project establishs an electronic submission standard that is vendor-neutral that leverages existing workf...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: NHSN Inpatient Medication COVID-19 Administration Reports, Release 1 - US Realm

This IG supports electronic submission of line-level medication administration data to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). The project establishes an electronic submission standard that is vendor-neutral that leverages exist...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: PACIO Re-assessment Timepoints, Release 1 - US Realm

The Re-Assessment Timepoints implementation guide (IG) describes a means to break up extended Post-Acute admissions into consumable blocks that can reflect the evolution of care over time of the enco...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Personal Health Device (PHD), Release 1

This Implementation Guide (IG) defines the use of FHIR resources to convey measurements and supporting data from communicating Personal Health Devices (PHDs) to receiving systems for electronic medi...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Pharmacist Care Plan Document, Release 1 - US Realm

This implementation guide specifies FHIR profiles and other artifacts for the Pharmacist Care Plan, which are derived from requirements set forth by the Pharmacy Health Information Technology (HIT) Collaborative and the National Counc...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Post-Acute Care Cognitive Status, Release 1- US Realm

The PACIO Cognitive Status Implementation Guide (IG) is for exchanging cognitive status and mental functioning observations primarily involving post-acute care (PAC) transitions between various healthcare settings, including ambul...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Post-Acute Care Functional Status, Release 1- US Realm

The PACIO Functional Status Implementation Guide (IG) is for exchanging mobility, self-care, and domestic life observations primarily involving post-acute care (PAC) transitions between various heal...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Quality Measures, Release 1 STU3 – US Realm

The Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) Quality Measure Implementation Guide (this IG) describes an approach to representing electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) using the FHIR Clinical Reasoning Module and C...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Risk Based Contract Member Identification, Release 1 - US Realm

The implementation guide defines the mechanisms, resources, profiles and extensions required to exchange Member Attribution Lists. The Member Attribution Lists enable providers and payer organization to validate enrollment in Value...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: SDOH Clinical Care, Release 2.0 - US Realm

This IG defines focuses on the exchange of information related to social determinates of health (such as Food Insecurity, Housing Instability, and Transportation). The IG defines FHIR Profiles for Observation, Condition, Goals, Task,...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Security for Registration, Authentication, and Authorization, Release 1- US Realm

This implementation guide describes how to extend OAuth 2.0 to support secure and scalable workflows for business-to-business (B2B) apps that implement the client credentials flow or authorization code flow.

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STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Situational Awareness for Novel Epidemic Response (SANER) STU 1

The Situational Awareness for Novel Epidemic Response Implementation Guide enables transmission of high level situational awareness information from inpatient facilities to centralized data repo...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: SMART Application Launch Framework, Release 2

SMART App Launch 2.0.0 defines a foundational patterns based on OAuth 2.0 for client applications to authorize, authenticate, and integrate with FHIR-based data systems (e.g., Electronic Health Record system, Patient Portal, or Be...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Structured Data Capture (SDC), Release 1 DSTU

This implementation guide is intended to support clinical systems in the creation and population of forms with patient-specific data. It defines a mechanism for linking questions in forms to pre-defined data elements to enable systems to autom...

HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Structured Data Capture (SDC), Release 3

This implementation guide is intended to support clinical systems in the creation and population of forms in the healthcare domain. It refines and expands the content in the base FHIR specification to provide additional guidance on:&n...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Subscription R5 Backport, Release 1

The Subscription R5 Backport Implementation Guide enables servers running FHIR R4B to implement a subset of R5 Subscriptions in a standardized way.

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Unsolicited Notifications, Release 1- US Realm

This implementation guide describes a framework method for the communication of relevant notifications to support the real-time exchange of information that impacts patient care and value based or risk based services. Providers and Payers may n...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Vital Records Birth and Fetal Death Reporting, Release 1 - US Realm

This is a FHIR IG that defines birth and fetal death reporting in the USA. Birth and fetal death reporting includes the transmission of data from health care providers to jurisdictional Vital Reco...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Vital Records Common FHIR Profile Library, Release 1

This guide is a FHIR Resources Library to support the needs of multiple Vital Records Implementation Guides. It does not provide any use case or scenario specific content or additional guidance on how to use these artifacts, but serves as a ...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Vital Records Death Reporting (VRDR), Release 1 STU2 - US Realm

The VRDR FHIR IG provides guidance regarding the use of FHIR resources as a conduit for data required in the bidirectional exchange of mortality data between State-run Public Health Agencies (PHA) Vital Records offices and U.S. Natio...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Vital Signs, Release 1- US Realm

Vital signs are collected on nearly every patient encounter. Oftentimes, the clinician needs to know the patient position, device, body location or method the measures were taken.

Blood pressure as a component of vital signs also...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Profile: Data Access Framework (DAF), Release 1

The Data Access Framework Initiative identifies and recommends standards for the interoperable representation and transmission of data using the notion of a Query Stack which modularizes the various layers of the Data Access Frame...

DSTU
HL7 FHIR® Profile: Occupational Data for Health (ODH), Release 1

This Implementation Guide contains profiles to implement support for Occupational Data for Health (ODH). ODH is primarily designed to facilitate clinical care, including population health; ODH also can be used to support public healt...

STU
HL7 FHIR® Profile: Pharmacy; Medication, Release 2

This FHIR Implementation Guide has been withdrawn and should not be considered for use. The Guide underwent an HL7 ballot but the comments from that ballot have not been reconciled and no further work has been done on the guide since that ballo...

STU
HL7 FHIR® US Core Implementation Guide STU 5 Release 5.0.1

US Core 5.0.1 is a technical correction to US Core 5.0.0 to correct critical errata and update value set presentation. Detailed links to the changes are available on the specification's Change Log page.

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STU
HL7 Guidance: Basic Provenance for C-CDA and FHIR, Release 1 - US Realm

The Basic Provenance Informative guide provides the functional and technical guidance for communicating ‘Minimum Viable Provenance’ in CDA, and FHIR, when information is exchanged.

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Informative
HL7 Health Services Platform (HSP) Marketplace, Release 2

The Marketplace API specification serves as a building block for orchestrating the exchange of such services and executable knowledge. Products deployed in an enterprise architecture are constituent building blocks in a larger infor...

STU
HL7 Implementation Guidance for Unique Object Identifiers (OIDs), Release 1

The purpose of the HL7 Implementation Guidance for Unique Object Identifiers (OIDs), Release 1 document is to describe how to manage the various values needed to provide global uniqueness for identifiers used for patients, docum...

Informative
HL7 Implementation Guide for Arden Syntax, Release 1

This implementation guide will help knowledge engineers, clinicians, administrators, computer programmers and others use the Arden Syntax to create clinical decision support (CDS) solutions. This includes guidance on how to repre...

Informative
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® R2 - Supplement to Consolidated CDA for Attachments, Release 1

This informative standard is intended to provide guidance in implementing the C-CDA for attachment purposes, including but not limited to claims/encounters, referrals, prior-authorizations, post-adjudicated claims audit...

Informative
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® R2: Consult Notes, Release 1

This implementation guide (IG) (currently a DSTU) describes how HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Release 2 is used to record information for a Consult Note. The Consult Note may contain both narrative and coded data. For t...

DSTU
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® R2: History and Physical (H&P) Notes, Release 1

This Draft Standard for Trial Use (DSTU) describes how The HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Release 2 is used to record information for a History and Physical Note. The History and Physical Note may contain both narra...

DSTU
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® R2: Patient Generated Document Header Template, Release 1

The integration of patient generated health data (PGHD) into HIT is an important change to the HIT ecosystem.  Although patients have long been the source of information recorded in the EHR,...

Informative
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® R2: Plan-to-Plan Personal Health Record (PHR) Data Transfer, Release 1

This document describes constraints on the Health Level Seven International (HL7®) Clinical Document Architecture (CDA®) Release 2 - Continuity of Care Documents (CCD) specification to support personal health record data ...

Informative
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2 - Level 1 and 2 - Care Record Summary (US realm)

The Implementation Guide for CDA Release 2 – Level 1 and 2 – Care Record Summary (US realm) describes constraints on the CDA Header and Body elements for Care Record Summary docu...

Informative
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2 - Level 3: Healthcare Associated Infection Reports, Release 2 - US Realm

This project developed an implementation guide constraining CDA Release 2. The implementation guide supports electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network. CDC provided NHSN developers, vocab...

Normative
HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Care Record Summary Discharge Summary

The CDA Implementation Guide for Care Record Summary, Release 2, Discharge Summary provides disparate hospital systems a standard format to report back to a primary care provider or other parties interested in the patient's hospital care....

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: CDA Framework for Questionnaire Assessments, DSTU Release 2

This specification has been retired and will be retained for historical purposes.

The intent of the current project is two-fold: carry forward the Implementation Guide for CDA Release 2 CDA Framework for Questionnaire Ass...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Digital Signatures and Delegation of Rights, Release 1

The Digital Signature and Delegation of Rights Implementation Guides provide a standardized method of applying Digital Signatures to CDA documents.  The standard provides for multiple signers, signer’s declaration of their...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Exchange of Clinical Trial Subject Data; Patient Narratives, Release 1 - US Realm

The scope of this CDA implementation guide is limited to the exchange of patient narratives, which are created as a summary document during the conduct of a clinical trial.  The CDA Implementation Guide will focus on a constrained datas...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Genetic Testing Reports, Release 1

The purpose of this CDA R2 Implementation Guide is to specify a standard for genetic testing reports, targeted at both human readability and machine processability. Genetic tests have recently become an important tool in clinical care that ...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Reports, Release 1

This project developed an implementation guide constraining CDA Release 2. The implementation guide supports electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network. CDC provided NHSN developers, vocab...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: HIV/AIDS Services Report, Release 1 - US Realm

This document describes constraints on the Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA R2) header and body for an HIV/AIDS services report. The primary use case for this guide is the Ryan Whit...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Long-Term Post-Acute Care Summary, DSTU Release 1 (US Realm)

This guide describes the requirements to create a Long-Term Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Summary Clinical Document Architechture (CDA) document. It leverages the CDA templates in the HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA Release 2.0, Conso...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Patient Assessments, Release 1

This Implementation Guide (IG) facilitates a standard electronic communication for electronic submission to CDA of their Questionnaire Assessments. These allow healthcare facilities and providers a standard way to communicate reports in an in...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Questionnaire Form Definition Document, Release 1

The purpose of a Questionnaire Form Definition document is to capture the health survey questions or question sets to be administered to a patient. Questionnaire Form Definition documents enable the definition of quest...

HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Questionnaire Response Document, Release 1

The purpose of a Questionnaire Response document is to capture the health survey answers or answer sets to questions that have been administered to a patient. Questionnaire Response documents enable the capture of responses for surve...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Reporting to Public Health Cancer Registries from Ambulatory Healthcare Providers, Release 1 - US Realm

Population-based cancer surveillance is critical in North America for cancer control activities aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of cancer, the second leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.) and the leading cause...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA®, Release 2: Procedure Note, Release 1

This document describes constraints on the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Header and Body elements for Procedure Note documents. The Procedure Note or Report is created immediately following a non-operative procedure and records the i...

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HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA®, Release 2: Unstructured Documents

This Implementation Guide provides consistent guidance for sending/receiving unstructured clinical documents including images, scanned documents, faxed and word processor output. This Implementation Guide describes const...

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HL7 Implementation Guide: Data Segmentation for Privacy (DS4P), Release 1

The Office of the National Coordinator DS4P Implementation Guide (IG) will provide the core input into the HL7 DS4P IG project. The project scope is the publication of a U.S. realm DS4P normative specification as an exemplar for an IG that ...

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HL7 Implementation Guide: Decision Support Service, Release 1

A Decision Support Service takes in patient data as the input and provides back patient-specific assessments and recommendations.  A Decision Support Service (DSS) facilitates the implementation of clinical decis...

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HL7 Implementation Guide: Immunization; Cross-Paradigm Interoperability Implementations, Release 1

This implementation guide will explore the Service-Aware Interoperability Framework (SAIF) methodology to show how various HL7, IHE and OMG immunization-related artifacts can be deployed to sati...

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HL7 Implementation Guide: S&I Framework Transitions of Care Companion Guide to Consolidated-CDA for Meaningful Use Stage 2, Release 1 – US Realm

The Companion Guide to Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) for Meaningful Use Stage 2 provides supplemental guidance to the “HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA Release 2: Integrating Health Enterprise (IHE) Health Story Conso...

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HL7 Implementation Guide: Service-Oriented Architecture Implementations of the Context-aware Knowledge Retrieval (Infobutton) Domain, Release 1

This implementation guide provides a service-oriented (SOA) specification for the Context-Aware Knowledge Retrieval (Infobutton) Standard. The specification is based on the RESTful (Representational State Transfer) software archi...

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HL7 Implementation Guides for CDA® R2: greenCDA Modules for CCD®, Release 1

The Clinical Document Architecture Release 2.0 (CDA R2) addresses universal requirements for exchange and management of structured clinical documents. The approach described in this document, The HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA&r...

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HL7 Standard for CDA® Release 2: Imaging Integration; Basic Imaging Reports in CDA and DICOM, Release 1

This HL7 implementation guide describes how the HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Release 2 is used to record information for a Diagnostic Imaging Report. A Diagnostic Imaging Repo...

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HL7 Templates Registry Business Process Requirements Analysis, Release 1

Many groups are creating many types of templates independently and there is a need to discover what templates are available, how they are represented, what their approval state is and how they can be accessed and used. The Templ...

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HL7 Templates Standard: Specification and Use of Reusable Information Constraint Templates, Release 1

This implementation guide describes how templates are specified, registered, used and exchanged. It describes how to exchange template definitions using an Implementable Technology Specification (ITS). It covers template chara...

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HL7 V2 Implementation Guide Quality Criteria, Release 1

This publication defines clear quality criteria for HL7 Version 2 implementation guides. These criteria are applied by the implementation guide authors and the appropriate HL7 committees as HL7 v2 implementation guides move through the stand...

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HL7 V2.2 Implementation Guide

This document provides assistance to healthcare institutions, hospital information systems vendors, consultants and other support groups that are considering systems development and implementation activities in a multi-system envir...

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HL7 V2.3 Implementation Guide

This document provides assistance to healthcare institutions, hospital information systems vendors, consultants, and other support groups that are considering systems development and implementation activities in a multi-system envir...

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HL7 V2.3.1 Implementation Guide

This document provides assistance to healthcare institutions, hospital information systems vendors, consultants, and other support groups that are considering systems development and implementation activities in a multi-system envir...

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HL7 Version 2 Implementation Guide: Clinical Genomics; fully LOINC-Qualified Cytogenetic Model, Release 1 - US Realm

The HL7 Version 2 Implementation Guide: Clinical Genomics; fully LOINC-Qualified Cytogenetic Model, Release 1 - US Realm details structuring cytogenetics test results into the electronic health record utilizing HL7 version 2.5.1...

HL7 Version 2 Implementation Guide: Clinical Genomics; Fully LOINC-Qualified Genetic Variation Model (US Realm)

This Implementation Guide details structuring genetic test results into the electronic health record or systems for translational medicine, utilizing HL7 version 2.5.1. Data structure enables clinical decision suppo...

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HL7 Version 2 Implementation Guide: Laboratory Test Compendium Framework, Release 1

The Version 2 Implementation Guide: Laboratory Test Compendium Framework, Release 1 is a master file framework Implementation Guide (IG) for the electronic delivery of a laboratory’s Directory of Service (eDOS) to all p...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Electronic Laboratory Reporting to Public Health, Release 1 (US Realm)

This product page contains the Release 1 Informative Standard of HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Electronic Laboratory Reporting to Public Health.   If you are seeking the Release 2 Draft Standard for Trial Use o...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Electronic Laboratory Reporting to Public Health, Release 2 (US Realm)

Note: ELR Release 2 has been retired. This product page contains the Release 2 Draft Standard for Trial Use of HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Electronic Laboratory Repor...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Height and Weight Report, Release 1 (US Realm) [HL7 Version 2.5.1: ORU^R01]

This document describes profile constraints on the HL7 V2.5.1 ORU^R01 Unsolicited Observation Message to meet the requirements of the transmission of height and weight data for calculating a patient’s body mass index (BMI)...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Laboratory Orders (LOI) from EHR, Release 1, STU Release 4 - US Realm

The Laboratory Orders Interface Initiative focuses on identifying the requirements, specifications and standards, and on providing the implementation guidance for electronic ordering of laboratory tests in the US Realm. The scope of the Labor...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Laboratory Results Interface, Release 1 STU Release 4 - US Realm

This guide provides guidance on how to communicate laboratory results in general from a (reference) Laboratory’s LIS to a system interested in lab results, e.g., EHR, Public Health, other Laboratory. It covers general lab resul...

STU
HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Orders and Observations; Ambulatory Lab Result (ELINCS), Release 1

This HL7 Version 2.5.1 Ambulatory Care Laboratory Result (ELINCS) Implementation Guide provides guidance on how to apply the HL7 Version 2.5.1 standard for the electronic reporting of laboratory test results to electronic health recor...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Orders and Observations; Interoperable Laboratory Result Reporting to EHR, Release 1

The Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide; Orders and Observations; Interoperable Laboratory Result Reporting to EHR (US Realm), Release 1 provides guidance on how to apply the Version 2.5.1 standard to the exchange of laboratory resul...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: S&I Framework Laboratory Test Compendium Framework (eDOS), Release 2 - US Realm

The content of the Laboratory Test Compendium Framework is a Laboratory’s DOS. The content is owned by the sending laboratory for the purpose of being used by the compendium consumer to be able to order laboratory services and t...

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HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Syndromic Surveillance, Release 1 - US Realm

This guide provides:

  • An HL7 implementation and content reference standard for facilitating syndromic surveillance electronic health record technology certification
  • A...
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HL7 Version 2.6 Implementation Guide: Blood Bank Donation Services (US Realm), Release 1

The HL7 Blood Bank Donation Services Implementation Guide – U.S. Realm is a messaging specification intended to standardize the electronic transmission of information between system application components in a Blood Bank setti...

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HL7 Version 2.6 Implementation Guide: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Results Release 1

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) programs exist world-wide to help identify children with hearing loss. Because newborn hearing loss is a neuro-developmental emergency, children with hearing loss need to be identified short...

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HL7 Version 2.6 Implementation Guide: Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD), Release 1

Many seemingly healthy babies with Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) may suffer negative health outcomes if the birth defect is not identified shortly after birth. International efforts have precipitated both program and legis...

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HL7 Version 2.6 Implementation Guide: Vital Records Birth and Fetal Death Reporting, Release 1 STU Release 2 - US Realm

This document provides a technical messaging specification for transmitting birth and fetal death related information using the HL7 Version 2.6 ADT Update Patient Information. The reporting requ...

STU
HL7 Version 2.6 Implementation Guide: Vital Records Death Reporting, Release 1 STU 2 - US Realm

This document provides a technical messaging specification for transmitting death related information using the HL7 Version 2.6 ADT Update Patient Information. The reporting requirements are consistent with the 2003 Revision of the Unite...

STU
HL7 Version 2.7.1 Implementation Guide: Message Transformations with OASIS Tracking of Emergency Patients (TEP), Release 1

The scope of this project was to write a specification that can be used to develop transforms of the OASIS Emergency Data eXchange Language (EDXL) TEP 1.1 data that properly map to the appropriate HL7 v2.7.1 messages used in the healt...

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HL7 Version 2.8.2 Implementation Guide: Immunization Messaging, Release 1 - US Realm

This document is a US Realm implementation guide for immunization messaging. The document covers both submission of vaccination events and patient demographics as well as bi-directional query and response. This document is suitable for u...

STU
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide for CDA Release 2 - Level 3: Emergency Medical Services; Patient Care Report, Release 2 - US Realm

This implementation guide supports the provision of emergency medical service data from provider agencies to hospital emergency departments using the CDA standard. The clinical specifications were developed by the National EMS Infor...

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HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide for CDA® R2 L3: Neonatal Care Reports (NCR), R1

This implementation guide (IG) specifies a standard for electronic submission of neonatal care records (NCRs) in a Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Release 2 (R2) format. This facilitates electronic extraction of a subset of the C...

DSTU
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Annotated ECG (aECG) R1, Release 2 - US Realm

This HL7 Version 3 implementation guide offers supplemental material for the January, 2004 annotated ECG (aECG), standard. This implementation guide is not complete in itself and should be used in conjunction with the HL7 aECG stand...

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HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Clinical Quality Language (CQL)-based Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF), Release 1, STU 4.1 - US Realm

This Implementation Guide (IG) defines an approach to using the Clinical Quality Language (CQL) with the Quality Data Model (QDM) and Health Quality Measures Format (HQMF) to define electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs). The IG de...

STU
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Context-Aware Knowledge Retrieval Application (Infobutton), Release 4

The Context-Aware Knowledge Retrieval (Infobutton) specifications provide a standard mechanism for clinical information systems to request context-specific clinical knowledge form online resources. This has become a widely adopted appro...

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HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Drug Stability Reporting (eStability) R2, Release 3

This implementation guide for Drug Stability Reporting (eStability) describes the basic requirements needed for using the standard, and the requirements needed for submitting information to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agencies using...

Informative
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Family History/Pedigree Interoperability, Release 1

The HL7 Clinical Genomics Family Health History (Pedigree) Model is a data standard for capturing,within a system, and transmitting family histories between systems. This includes describing a patient’s full pedigree (family and f...

Informative
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Medication Statement Service Profile Using hData, Release 1

The Medication Statement Service is a Resource Location and Updating Service (RLUS) functional and semantic profile to provide a list of medications for a given patient.

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HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Structured Product Labeling, Release 3: FDA Content of Labeling

This document provides technical conformance criteria for Structured Product Labeling (SPL) files based on the drug establishment registration and drug listing process at the United States Food and ...

Informative
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Structured Product Labeling, Release 4

This document provides technical conformance criteria for Structured Product Labeling (SPL) files based on the drug establishment registration and drug listing process at the United States Food and ...

Informative
HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Structured Product Labeling, Release 5

This document provides technical conformance criteria for Structured Product Labeling (SPL) files based on the drug establishment registration and drug listing process at the United States Food and ...

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HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: TermInfo - Using SNOMED CT in CDA R2 Models, Release 1

The purpose of this guide is to ensure that HL7 Version 3 standards, particularly CDA R2, achieve their stated goal of semantic interoperability when used to communicate clinical information that is represented using concepts from ...

DSTU, Informative
HL7 Version 3 Specification: Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems (DEEDS), Release 1 - US Realm

This document expands the scope and updates the original Center for Disease Control Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems. This comprehensive set of data elements will serve as the content for the interchange formats described above...

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HL7 Version 3 Standard: Common Terminology Services (CTS), Release 1

The HL7 International Common Terminology Services (HL7 CTS) defines an Application Programming Interface (API) that can be used by HL7 Version 3 software when accessing terminological content. It is intended to specify only ...

Normative
HL7 Version 3 Standard: Representation of the Health Quality Measure Format (eMeasure) Release 1

The Health Quality Measures Format (HQMF) is a standard for representing a health quality measure as an electronic document. A quality measure is a quantitative tool that provides an indication of an individual or organ...

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HL7 Version 3 Standard: XML Implementation Technology Specification R2 Guide, Release 1

ITS R2 uses the ISO datatypes, which were designed in tandem with ITS R2. ITS R2 is required to fully utilize the ISO datatypes. This guide is broken into two parts, the ISO datatypes guide, whic...

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HL7 Version V3 GELLO Implementation Guide: Clinical Decision Support, Model Definition Language for GELLO, Release 1

A Model Definition Language for Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is a grammar for representing clinical information inputs and outputs that can be used by CDS engines and local clinical information systems. This model defin...

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HL7-NCPDP Electronic Prescribing Coordination Mapping Document, Release 1

The Version 2 NCPDP Electronic Prescribing Coordination Mapping Implementation Guide provides mapping requirements for electronic prescribing systems using HL7 Versions 2.4 and later. It specifies functional electronic prescribing commu...

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HL7/ASTM Implementation Guide for CDA® R2 -Continuity of Care Document (CCD®) Release 1

The Continuity of Care Document (CCD) is a joint effort of HL7 International and ASTM. CCD fosters interoperability of clinical data by allowing physicians to send electronic medical information to other providers without loss of meani...

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HL7/NCPDP FHIR® Implementation Guide: Specialty Medication Enrollment, Release 1 - US Realm

This FHIR implementation Guide describes the exchange of patient demographic, clinical and coverage data to support fulfillment of specialty medication prescriptions by pharmacies, and enrollment of patients into related support progr...

STU
HL7/OASIS Cross Paradigm Implementation Guide: Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) Hospital AVailability Exchange (HAVE) Version 2.0 (EDXL-HAVE), Release 1

EDXL-HAVE (HAVE) is an XML messaging standard primarily for exchange of information related to health facilities in the context of emergency management. HAVE supports sharing information about facility services, bed counts, opera...

Informative
V2.2 Implementation Support Guide

This document provides assistance to healthcare institutions, hospital information systems vendors, consultants and other support groups that are considering systems development and implementation activities in a multi-system envir...

V2.3 Implementation Support Guide

This document provides assistance to healthcare institutions, hospital information systems vendors, consultants, and other support groups that are considering systems development and implementation activities in a multi-system envir...

Version 2 Implementation Guide: Implementing the Virtual Medical Record for Clinical Decision Support (vMR-CDS), Release 1

This standard specifies methods of encoding rich data in HL7 V2 messages, to enable a virtual medical record for clinical decision support (vMR-CDS) to be built out of HL7 V2 data.

DSTU
Version 3 Implementation Guide: Regulated Product Submission, Release 1

The Version 3 Regulated Product Submission (RPS) Implementation Guide provides technical details (conformance criteria) on using the Regulated Product Submission (RPS) standard. The RPS standard provides a common means of exchange of do...

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