Procedures and Templates
For your convenience, listed below are procedures and templates currently used by HL7. If you have further additions to this list, please contact webmaster@HL7.org.
Please note: In 2021 a number of resources previously found on this page were migrated to confluence. If you cannot find a resource, please check the HL7 Essentails Page on Confluence.
ANSI Essential Requirements (259 KB)
ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National Standards contains the procedures that govern the American National Standards (ANS) process.
Special documentation designed to cover all the rights and responsibilities of committee co-chairs
How to request a Confluence and/or Jira account for HL7 members and contributors.
CSDO Errata Cover Letter (52 KB)
HL7 Essential Requirements (292 KB)
HL7 Governance and Operations Manual (625 KB)
This online form is used by WG CoChairs to officially request that a proposed standard or item be included in an upcoming ballot cycle.
Form for providing information to HQ for requesting an out-of-cycle ballot
HL7’s Project Approval Process documents (based on Sponsor: Work Group, TSC, International Council, Board Committee, Affiliate)
To create a new Publication Request using the Confluence Form as opposed to the MS Word template, log into Confluence, then click on the elipses (...) next to the Create button. See How to create a publication reqeust from template for more information.
Specification Withdrawal Template (Notice of Withdrawal of a Protocol Specification)
This form is required to withdraw/close any balloted HL7 project/specification. The document outlines the process and based on the Withdrawal Guidance Chart (linked within this form), it may need to be submitted along with a withdrawal PSS or alone if a PSS is not required.