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Interoperability of Medical Device Information and the Clinical Applications: An HL7 RMIM based on the ISO/IEEE 11073 DIM.
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PMID:  21558061     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Medical devices are essential to the practice of modern healthcare services. Their benefits will increase if clinical software applications can seamlessly acquire the medical device data. The need to represent medical device observations in a format that can be consumable by clinical applications has already been recognized by the industry. Yet, the solutions proposed involve bilateral mappings from the ISO/IEEE 11073 DIM to specific message or document standards. Considering that there are many different types of clinical applications such as the EHR and the PHR systems, the clinical workflows and the clinical decision support systems each conforming to different standard interfaces, detailing a mapping mechanism for every one of them introduces significant work and thus limits the potential health benefits of medical devices. In this paper, to facilitate the interoperability of clinical applications and the medical device data, we use the ISO/IEEE 11073 DIM to derive an HL7 v3 RMIM of the medical device domain from the HL7 v3 RIM. This makes it possible to trace the medical device data back to a standard common denominator, that is, HL7 v3 RIM from which all the other medical domains under HL7 v3 are derived. Hence, once the medical device data is obtained in the RMIM format, it can easily be transformed into HL7 based standard interfaces through XML transformations because these interfaces all have their building blocks from the same RIM. To demonstrate this, we provide the mappings from the developed RMIM to some of the widely used HL7 v3 based standard interfaces.
Authors:
M Yuksel; A Dogac
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-10
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Title:  IEEE transactions on information technology in biomedicine : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1558-0032     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
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Created Date:  2011-5-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9712259     Medline TA:  IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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