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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.9

Health Level Seven (HL7) Version Three (V3) Product Suite
Health Level Seven (HL7) Version Three (V3) Product Suite Standard or Specification

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Description: The Health Level Seven Version 3 (V3) Normative Edition`a suite of specifications based on HL7`s Reference Information Model (RIM)`provides a single source that allows implementers of V3 specifications to work with the full set of messages, data types, and terminologies needed to build a complete implementation. The 2015 Normative Edition represents the seventh publication of the complete suite of V3 specifications, and contains those Version 3 Standards that are American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Approved, those that have passed Normative Level Ballot and are awaiting final ANSI Approval, and Standards for Trial Use (STU). It includes standards for communications that document and manage the care and treatment of patients in a wide variety of healthcare settings. As such, it is a foundational part of the technologies needed to meet the global challenge of integrating healthcare information, in areas such as patient care and public health.
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.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.4
Decision Date: 04/18/2019
Aliases: HL7 v3
Introduced By: Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) TRM Team
Standards Body: HL7
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/18/2019).