IHE USA and Health Story Project Advance Sharing of the Patient Story at IHE NA Connectathon 2013!
Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA), a Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirement, was offered for the first time in collaboration with Health Story Project and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise USA (IHE) at the IHE North American Connectathon 2013. Eighteen vendors and 27 systems passed rigorous testing and made significant steps to achieve interoperability and Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements. Read full press release!
Successful Consolidated CDA Test Participants:
IHE NA Connectathon 2013: C-CDA Results Summary
HL7 Consolidated CDA Educational Session Recordings, Now Available!
Health Level Seven® International presented a webinar "HL7 Ambassador Series: Capturing the Patient Health Story with Consolidated CDA®" on August 28, 2012. This webinar covered the latest on how the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) standard may be used to support information flow between clinical documents and EHR systems. To download the recording of this educational session and others, please visit HL7 International. You may also download the PDF of the slide deck from the presentation, here!
Health Story Project's HL7 Consolidated CDA® offered at NA Connectathon 2013
IHE USA and Health Story Project Advance Sharing of the Patient Story at the NA Connectathon 2013. IHE USA and Health Story Project are excited to announce testing for the HL7 Consolidated CDA. To view the full press release, please visit here.
The HL7 Consolidated CDA standard developed by Health Story Project in collaboration with HL7 and IHE, will be available for testing for the first time! The proposed requirement for Consolidated CDA is part of Stage 2 meaningful use has accelerated efforts toward its adoption and the resulting need for testing to validate CDA content with IHE integration profiles at the IHE Connectathon.
HL7 Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) Document Types Available for Testing:
IHE USA and HL7 will leverage the existing Connectathon test process and test both Document Creators and Consumers. View the full list of documents below. 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) (Release 1.1)
- Consultation Notes (Release 1.1)
- Discharge Summary (Release 1.1)
- Imaging Integration, and DICOM Diagnostic Imaging Reports (DIR) (US Realm - Release 1)
- History and Physical (H&P) (Release 1.1)
- Operative Note (Release 1.1)
- Progress Note (Release 1.1)
- Procedure Note( US Realm – Release 1)
- Unstructured Documents (Release 1.1)
Supported Document Exchange:
Health Story Project's HL7 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)
- The proposed requirement for HL7 Consolidated CDA as part of Stage 2 meaningful use has accelerated efforts toward its adoption and the resulting need for testing to validate CDA content at the IHE Connectathon.
- Organizations completing all required tests will have their names listed in a joint press release issued by IHE USA and HL7, after the Connectathon. Organizations that are not able to complete testing will not be listed; that is, there will be no public list of organizations that register for testing but are not able to fulfill the testing requirements.