Point-of-Care Device Implementation Guide
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Point-of-Care Device Implementation Guide, published by HL7 International - Health Care Devices Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 0.2.1). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/uv-pocd/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

Profiles

This Implementation Guide specifies profiles on the FHIR Device, DeviceMetric, and Observation resources. Each profile defines constraints, extensions, and terminology requirements for an implementation that claims conformance to this guide.

PoCD Profiles

A point-of-care device model is made of multiple resource instances and the relationships between them. The following diagram shows the FHIR resource profiles (blue) and references to other profiles or FHIR core resources (white).

Profiles and Extensions

MDS Device profile

StructureDefinition for Device resources that represent a Medical Device System (MDS). This is the top-level resource in the hierarchical model of a Point-of-Care device.

VMD Device profile

StructureDefinition for Device resources that represent Virtual Medical Devices (VMD). These are medical-related subsystems in the hierarchical model of a Point-of-Care device.

Channel Device profile

StructureDefinition for Device resources that represent Channels, which are used for grouping metrics together.

Numeric DeviceMetric profile

StructureDefinition for DeviceMetric resources that represent numerical measurements, calculations, or settings characteristics and capabilities.

Enumeration DeviceMetric profile

StructureDefinition for DeviceMetric resources that represent coded or text status, annotations, or settings characteristics and capabilities.

Numeric Observation profile

StructureDefinition for Observation resources that represent numerical measurements, calculations, or settings.

Compound Numeric Observation profile

StructureDefinition for Observation resources that represent numerical measurements, calculations, or settings with multiple components.

Enumeration Observation profile

StructureDefinition for Observation resources that represent coded or text status, annotations, or settings.

Device Instance extension

StructureDefinition that adds an instance number to Device.