Consolidated CDA®

Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) is required in the U.S. Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 requirements and has accelerated adoption and testing. In 2015, IHE is including C-CDA as a part of Connectathon testing due to its relevance in the IHE Patient Care Coordination (PCC) Domain.

For questions or more information, contact IHE USA staff at

Consolidated CDA Document Types Available for Testing

Below is the full list of Document Creators and Consumers. Organizations that can create documents will be able to register to test one or more of these C-CDA document types. Organizations that consume C-CDA documents will be required to support all document types.

  • Continuity of Care Document (CCD)
  • Consultation Notes
  • Discharge Summary
  • Imaging Integration, and DICOM Diagnostic Imaging Reports (DIR)
  • History and Physical (H&P)
  • Operative Note
  • Progress Note
  • Procedure Note
  • Unstructured Documents

Supported Document Exchange

Consolidated CDA testing will not require IHE integration profiles to exchange documents. Organizations may choose from these methods of document exchange:

  • IHE XDS.b document submission and retrieval
  • Web page for document upload (no client software needed; only a web browser)
  • Web page for document search and download (no client software needed; only a web browser)

Connectathon Results for HL7's Consolidated CDA®

IHE NA Connectathon 2015 Download Results Summary
IHE NA Connectathon 2014 Download Results Summary
IHE NA Connectathon 2013 Download Results Summary