ENV 12538:1997

Medical informatics - Messages for patient referral and discharge

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Mar 30, 2005


CEN/TC 251 Health informatics

Pre Standard

11.020.10   Health care services in general | 35.240.80   IT applications in health care technology


This European Prestandard specifies general messages for electronic information exchange between computer systems used by healthcare parties requesting specia- list services or receiving reports from specialist service departments. Examples of requests for healthcare speciality services include:-referral of a patient from a GP to a hospital clinial specialist;-referral of a patient for direct entry for an open access procedure;-referral of a patient for direct entry onto an operation waiting list;-referral of a p. for emergency hospital admission (acute referral);-r. of a p. for treatment by a paramedical specialist

Life cycle


ENV 12538:1997
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Mar 30, 2005