Hospital Discharge letter: the new version of the HL7 CDA R 2 specifications is now online

The specifications for the implementation of the clinical document Hospital Discharge Letter” following the HL7 v.3 – CDA Rel. 2 Standard, are now available online. The HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) is a markup standard that allows to organize information and data in the clinical documents importing and exporting in a standardized manner.

The document’s aim is to define, following the HL7 CDA Rel 2.0 standard, a guideline for the implementation of the CDA Rel. 2 of the Discharge sheet valid in Italy.

The 1.1.1 version of the specification is the result of the collaboration between  HL7 Italia , Agid and the interregional working groups of the EHR created by the Ministry of Health and the Agenzia.

Specifications are available on the website of the EHR at “Documentary Standards”.

Last update: 09/08/2021