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Conformance and Terminology

  • Tim Benson
  • Grahame Grieve
Chapter
Part of the Health Information Technology Standards book series (HITS)

Abstract

Implementers have to decide how to use FHIR in their systems. The conformance layer helps with this by providing computable statements about how terminology is used, how the resource contents are used, and how the systems behave, which allows for code generation, and also for testing whether systems or resources conform to the claims made about them.

Keywords

Conformance Implementation guide Terminology Content Profile Behavior Local adaptation Terminology Code system Value set Binding Expansion Element definition Structure definition Differential Snapshot Slice Discriminator TestScript 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Benson
    • 1
  • Grahame Grieve
    • 2
  1. 1.R-Outcomes LtdNewburyUK
  2. 2.Health Intersections Pty LtdMelbourneAustralia

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