Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

VA Technical Reference Model v 21.11

HL7 Implementation Guide: Data Segmentation for Privacy (DS4P)
HL7 Implementation Guide: Data Segmentation for Privacy (DS4P) Standard or Specification

General InformationGeneral Information help

Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

Website: Go to site
Description: 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 could be used by other realms. This IG entails : ◾ A CDA R2 content profile specifying constraints consistent with the DS4P requirements ◾ Two US-specific transport profiles of for NwHIN Direct and Exchange constrained based on the DS4P requirements The DS4P IG identifies the normative standards that it constrains, and a description of how the IG is compliant with its base normative standards. The IG includes implementation guidance to developers to ensure semantic interoperability.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information:
Decision: View Decisions

Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.4
Decision Date: 04/26/2019
Aliases: "HL7 V3 IG: Data Segmentation for Privacy (DS4P), Release 1", DS4P
Introduced By: TRM Request
Standards Body: HL7
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/26/2019).