ISO/TS 13972:2015

Health informatics — Detailed clinical models, characteristics and processes

Publication date:   Sep 11, 2015

95.99 Withdrawal of Standard   Feb 28, 2022

General information

95.99 Withdrawal of Standard   Feb 28, 2022


ISO/TC 215 Health informatics

Technical Specification

35.240.80   IT applications in health care technology



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ISO/TS 13972:2015:

Describes requirements and recommended methods against which clinicians can gather, analyse and, specify the clinical context, content, and structure of Detailed Clinical Models.
Defines Detailed Clinical Models (DCMs) in terms of an underlying logical model. They are logical models of clinical concepts and can be used to define and to structure clinical information.
Describes requirements and principles for DCMs, meta-data, versioning, content and context specification, data element specification and data element relationships, and provide guidance and examples.
Specifies DCM governance principles to ensure conceptual integrity of all DCM attributes and logical model accuracy.
Describes DCM development and the methodology principles for use that will support the production of quality DCMs to minimize risk and ensure patient safety.

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ISO/TS 13972:2015
95.99 Withdrawal of Standard
Feb 28, 2022


ISO 13972:2022