eHR Information Standards Document

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Compiled for the pilot use of the eHealth information standard development, these documents will be revised from time to time. You are welcome to send your comment on these documents to us at enquiry@ehealth.gov.hk.

eHR Content Standards Guidebook
 
Management of Healthcare Recipient Index
This document introduces the content and standards of Healthcare Recipient Index (HRI) for the Electronic Health Record (eHR) of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. This document should be read in conjunction with eHR Content Standards Guidebook and its Appendix I on ‘Person’ and related codex developed by the eHR Information Standards Office. It provides general principles in maintaining and improving the quality of the eHR HRI. The principles apply to healthcare recipient enrolment procedures and any designated eHR enrolment office where the HRI is updated.  
Position Paper on Terminology Management
This paper identifies the issues in terminology management in Hong Kong, recommends the standard terminologies to be adopted to facilitate building an interoperable eHR and proposes a mechanism in terminology management.  
Guide on Implementation & Maintenance of the Hong Kong Clinical Terminology Table
  • This document provides a general overview of the various ways in using HKCTT
 
Editorial Guide on Hong Kong Clinical Terminology Table - Overview
  • This document introduces the Hong Kong Clinical Terminology Table (HKCTT) and provides general principles in maintaining the HKCTT.
 
Editorial Guide on Hong Kong Clinical Terminology Table - Problem & Procedure
  • This document describes the editorial policies regarding the content of HKCTT in the diagnosis and procedure domains, such as the validation rules and the mapping to various reference terminologies.
 
Editorial Guide on Hong Kong Clinical Terminology Table - Drug
  • This document describes the editorial policies of the Hong Kong Medication Terminology Table (HKMTT) which focuses on the naming conventions and specific representation rules associated with all concept description types in the HKMTT data model and the related auxiliary qualifier concepts.
 
Editorial Guide on Hong Kong Clinical Terminology Table - Laboratory
  • This document provides an overview of laboratory terminology in the HKCTT, including terminology related to laboratory tests and laboratory resultable data. It states the principles and rules of creation and management of HKCTT laboratory terms.