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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

HL7 Clinical Genomics; Pedigree Model
HL7 Clinical Genomics; Pedigree Model Standard or Specification

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Description: The Health Level 7 (HL7) Clinical Genomics Pedigree Model is a data standard for transmitting family health histories between systems. This includes describing a patients full pedigree with diseases and conditions, and the option to link genetic data and risk analysis. The model has the ability to transmit complete family history information for clinical decision support. The Pedigree model is approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is the Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP)-accepted standard, and is in the process of becoming of an international standard through International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
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 v18.10
Decision Date: 10/08/2018 at 20:59:09 UTC
Aliases: "Reaffirmation of HL7 V3 Standard: Clinical Genomics; Pedigree, R1", "V3: Clinical Genomics, R1: Pedigree", CG
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Standards Body: HL7
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (10/08/2018 at 20:59:09 UTC).