Health Level 7 CDA
HL7 CDA Information and Useful Resources
The HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) is an XML markup standard that specifies the structure and semantics of clinical documents for electronic exchange.
A CDA document consists of a mandatory textual part for human interpretation of the document and an optional structured part for computer processing.
HL7 Books & eHealth Books we Recommend:
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NEW: Meaningful Use and Beyond: A Guide for IT Staff in Health Care - Are you ready to take your IT skills to the healthcare industry? This concise book explains how the US healthcare system is implementing Electronic Health Records ("EHRs") and other IT systems to comply with the US government’s Meaningful Use requirements. A tremendous opportunity for tens of thousands of IT professionals, the Meaningful Use program requires a complete makeover of archaic paper records systems, cumbersome workflows and other outdated practices. This book describes in detail how hospitals and doctors’ offices differ from other organizations that use IT and explains how to bridge the gap between clinicians and IT staff.
Electronic Health Records For Dummies - a helpful, plain-English guide for doctors, nurses and healthcare administrators to understand, implement and use an Electronic Health Record system.
Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management - the Best Selling textbook in the field. Mark Leavitt, MD, PhD, CCHIT Chairman said "With health care information technology now in the national policy spotlight, this book should be required reading for every health care administrator and student.
The HL7 CDA Book - by eminent expert Keith Boone provides clear and easy-to-use CDA implementation guidance with numerous examples. The reader will learn not only how to implement the CDA standard, but also to understand its idioms and to "speak" the CDA language.
Introduction to HL7 V2.x Messaging (2nd Edition) - the most popular HL7 V2.x Messaging introductory Textbook. Mike Henderson is widely recognized as a most experienced HL7 V2.x teacher and trainer. He regularly teaches at the HL7 Education Summits in the US and co-authors the HL7 V2.x Analyst Certification exams.
HL7 V2.x Messaging Study Guide - the Study Guide to the above Textbook. Both books are considered mandatory reading and study for candidates sitting the HL7 International V2.x Analyst Certification exam.
Verification Results for IT Standards: HL7 - a text focussing on the formal verification of standards in healthcare.
Principles of Health Interoperability HL7 and SNOMED - Healthcare depends on the two leading standards HL7 and SNOMED CT for functional and semantic interoperability. Tim is one of the most experienced teachers of both HL7 V3 and SNOMED CT.
International Standards Online: ISO, ANSI, IEC, IEEE, CSA, BSI, DIN, etc. - easily and instantly download these popular eHealth Standards!
Managing Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives - the title says it all!
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More HL7 CDA Information
Charles Parisot on CDA
CDA documents can be transported using HL7 V2.x or V3 messages as well as the email/MIME, http or ftp protocols.
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