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Category
Implementation Guide
Standard
V3_OIDS_R1_INFORM_2011NOV
Version
1
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
November 2011
This document describes how to manage the various values needed to provide global uniqueness for ISO object identifiers (OIDs) used for patients, documents, providers and other entities in clinical documents or messages. It is intended to guide how to develop processes to manage OID values used in the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Release 2.0 and HL7 Version 3 healthcare information technology messaging specifications.

Main sections:

• Introduction

• Executive summary

• Overview

• What is an OID?

• Identifiers in CDA documents and V3 messages

• Obtaining an OID

• Suggestions for partitioning an OID for use in an organisation

• Appendix A: Checklist

• Appendix B: Differences in identifiers in HL7 version 2.X and 3

• Appendix C: Common OIDS

• Appendix D: Sample OIDS hierarchies
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