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Category
Technical Framework
Standard
PaLM TF-1
Version
11
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
April 2024
This document describes the clinical use cases, actors, content module and transaction requirements for the IHE Pathology and Laboratory Medicine profiles. It covers the following scenarios where they involve a pathology laboratory:

• clinical care related representation and exchange of digital documents, structured data and images associated with ordering, scheduling, performing and reporting diagnostic observations on in-vitro specimens collected from a patient or a non-living subject

• the workflow, representation and exchange of structured data related to specimen management

• the secondary use and exchange of the observation results

• logistic and clinical data related to storage and use of specimens in bio banks

• point of care testing.

Main sections:

• Introduction to IHE

• Pathology and laboratory medicine integration profiles

• Laboratory testing workflow

• Laboratory device automation

• Laboratory analytical workflow

• Laboratory point of care testing

• Laboratory specimen barcode labelling

• Laboratory code set distribution

• Sharing laboratory reports
Access IHE Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PaLM) Technical Framework 10 Volume 1 (PaLM TF-1) Profiles v11

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