The Health Level Seven (HL7) organization announced its Electronic Health Record (EHR) System Functional Model Release 1.1 has been published as an international standard by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The press release can be read here (PDF). From the release, Don Mon, PhD, co-chair of HL7’s EHR Work Group, HL7 Board member, and vice president of Practice Leadership at AHIMA, stated the following:
“HL7’s EHR System Functional Model, Release 1.1 sets the standard to achieve common functionality of EHRs globally. This document had broad international input from clinicians, vendors, health information management and HIT professionals, and privacy and security officers that practice in a variety of care settings throughout HL7 affiliates and ISO participating national member bodies.”
For additional information, visit the HL7 EHR work group’s home page.
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