CCD-Continuity of Care Document

The Continuity of Care Document (CCD) is built using HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) elements and contains data that is defined by the ASTM Continuity of Care Record (CCR). It is used to share summary information about the patient within the broader context of the personal health record.

The CCD was formed through a joint collaboration between Health Level 7 and ASTM International as a way to address the divide between those who had adopted HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More and those who had adopted ASTM CCRContinuity of Care Record (CCR) is an XML-based standard for the movement of “documents” between... More. It was endorsed by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHITCertification Commission for Healthcare IT (CCHIT) serves as the recognized US certification authori... More) as part of their EHRElectronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The ... More certification requirements in June 2008, and was predicted to drive the use of electronic exchange for clinical data.

Continuity of Care Document (CCDContinuity of Care Document (CCD) The HL7 CCD is the result of a collaborative effort between the He... More) Goals

  • Apply CCRContinuity of Care Record (CCR) is an XML-based standard for the movement of “documents” between... More content to the already accepted framework of CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More.
  • Provide the necessary health information for the continuation of care.
  • Reduce medical errors.

CCD is compatible with any document or standard that uses RIM-based specifications, including new versions of HL7, new types of public safety reports, IHE specifications, HITSPHealthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) serves as a cooperative partnership betwee... More specifications and CDISC. Because of its small fixed XML tag set, CCDContinuity of Care Document (CCD) The HL7 CCD is the result of a collaborative effort between the He... More can be universally rendered as HTML or PDF without requiring specialized communication efforts.

CCDContinuity of Care Document (CCD) The HL7 CCD is the result of a collaborative effort between the He... More uses a detailed set of constraints (or templates) for CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More elements, providing the framework of the CCDContinuity of Care Document (CCD) The HL7 CCD is the result of a collaborative effort between the He... More. The templates define how to use CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More elements to communicate clinical data, but the scope of the data within the templates is determined by the CCRContinuity of Care Record (CCR) is an XML-based standard for the movement of “documents” between... More dataset.

CCDContinuity of Care Document (CCD) The HL7 CCD is the result of a collaborative effort between the He... More Templates* include:

  1. Header
  2. Allergies
  3. Problems
  4. Procedures
  5. Family history
  6. Social history
  7. Payers
  8. Advance directives
  9. Medications
  10. Immunizations
  11. Medical equipment
  12. Vital signs
  13. Functional stats
  14. Results
  15. Encounters
  16. Plan of care

*excludes supporting templates

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