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What is a ‘standard’: legislation or utilisation?

Bert Verhees, a colleague from the openEHR community made this post recently to the openehr-technical mailing list: OpenEHR is not a standard, it is a formal specification. http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards.htm ISO, What is a standard: “A standard is a document that provides requirements, … Continue reading

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CIMI – time for clinician collaboration?

How can CIMI ‘standard’ clinical models be created? In CIMI, we mostly seem to assume two pathways: de novo authoring, e.g. with an archetype tool that consumes the CIMI RM accession and conversion of external models, e.g. CEMs, openEHR, 13606, … Continue reading

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DCM – Data Types and Reference Model considerations

Following the DCM meeting convened by Dr Stan Huff (Intermountain Healthcare) in Washington in July, reported in an earlier blog post, there is a further meeting this week in San Diego, which will discuss the issues of ‘data types’ and … Continue reading

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The crisis in e-health standards IIa

Prev: The crisis in e-health standards II Next: The crisis in e-health standards III – solutions Unfinished business I promised pointers to a solution for how to get out of the standards mire in which we find ourselves today. But … Continue reading

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The crisis in e-health standards II

Evidence for the inability of SDOs to create a coherent ecosystem of standards for e-health Continue reading

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The crisis in e-health standards

There is a serious problem in e-health today. E-health is a complicated space, and requires an ecosystem of standards, but the official standards organisations cannot deliver, leading to a paralysis in many e-health programmes. Reform is needed in order to make progress. Continue reading

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