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NamingSystem: IMEI as a device identifier

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/imei-identifier Version:
Active as of 2021-06-14 Responsible: IHE Patient Care Devices (PCD) Computable Name: IMEI_Identifier

The International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) is a number, usually unique, to identify 3GPP and iDEN mobile phones, as well as some satellite phones. The IMEI consists of 15 decimal digits: 14 digits plus a check digit while the IMEISV consists of 16 decimal digits: 14 digits plus two software version digits. These numbers includes information on the origin, model, and serial number of the device. The structure of the IMEI/SV is specified in 3GPP TS 23.003. The model and origin comprise the initial 8-digit portion of the IMEI/SV, known as the Type Allocation Code (TAC). The remainder of the IMEI is manufacturer-defined, with a Luhn check digit at the end.

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/imei-identifier
NameIMEI_Identifier
Statusactive
Definition

The International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) is a number, usually unique, to identify 3GPP and iDEN mobile phones, as well as some satellite phones. The IMEI consists of 15 decimal digits: 14 digits plus a check digit while the IMEISV consists of 16 decimal digits: 14 digits plus two software version digits. These numbers includes information on the origin, model, and serial number of the device. The structure of the IMEI/SV is specified in 3GPP TS 23.003. The model and origin comprise the initial 8-digit portion of the IMEI/SV, known as the Type Allocation Code (TAC). The remainder of the IMEI is manufacturer-defined, with a Luhn check digit at the end.

PublisherIHE Patient Care Devices (PCD)

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredComment
URIhttp://hl7.org/fhir/sid/imeitrueInternational Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2021-06-14createIHE Patient Care DevicesBrian ReinholdAdd namespaces (identifier systems) for medical device transport identifiers; UP-177