Section 1c: FHIR®
Section 3: Implementation Guides
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 laboratory information management systems (LIMS), and ancillary workflows whose systems have the capability of utilizing FHIR.
See the specification at http://hl7.org/fhir/us/mdi/STU1
HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Medicolegal Death Investigation (MDI), Release 1 - US Realm may also go by the following names or acronyms:
- Describes exchange of death investigation data between between medical examiner/coroner case management systems, jurisdictional electronic death registration system (EDRS), public health agency (PHA) vital records offices, toxicology and other laboratory information management systems (LIMS), and other agencies and organizations is vital records automation.
- Enables automation to add efficiencies that dramatically improve the efficacy of event response, data analysis, and evidence-based measurable prevention of the causes of death.
Case studies among:
- Florida (Div. Forensic Medicine, Univ. of Florida):
- Georgia (Dept. of Public Health & DeKalb County Medical Examiner Office);
- New Hampshire (Secretary of State & Office of the Chief Medical Examiner)
- VitalChek Agency:
- National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
- Raven by Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
The HL7 FHIR Standard has been used by healthcare application implementers across the globe, drawn by its ease of use. FHIR is a landmark step to remove many of the barriers to healthcare data exchange.
|See the standard at http://hl7.org/fhir/us/mdi/STU1.|
- Public Health
RESPONSIBLE WORK GROUP
- Implementation Guide
- Clinical and Public Health Laboratories
- EHR, PHR Vendors
- Healthcare Institutions
- HIS Vendors
- Lab Vendors
- Local and State Departments of Health
- Regulatory Agency
- Standards Development Organizations (SDOs)
- US Realm