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HL7 publishes draft PHR standards

10 January 2009

This eHealthEurope news story covers the recently published Personal Health Record (PHR) draft Functional Model standard. The standard details sets of features that might be expected in a PHR application and in the interfaces to other PHRs and EHRs. Read more in the HL7. org press release

An extract from the eHealthEurope article is below (view full article

"International healthcare IT standards body Health Level Seven (HL7), has published the Personal Health Record System Functional Model (PHR-S FM) as a draft standard for trial use.

According to HL7, the PHR-S FM defines the set of functions that may be present in PHR systems to create and manage an effective PHR. It also offers guidelines that facilitate health information exchange among different PHR systems and between PHR and EHR systems. The draft standard is available for download from the HL7 website."


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