Health Level Seven (HL7)
The mission of Health Level Seven is to provide standards for the exchange, management and integration of data that support clinical patient care and the management, delivery and evaluation of healthcare services. Specifically, its mission is to create flexible, cost effective approaches, standards, guidelines, methodologies, and related services for interoperability between healthcare information systems. Health Level Seven is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization.
Health Level Seven specific vocabularies
More information: Health Level Seven website.
More on the general topic: Standards Organizations
- Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12
- InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS)
- International Imaging Industry Association (I3A)
- United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT)