Category:Detailed Clinical Model

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Abbreviation: DCM
Definition: A relatively small, standalone information model designed to express a precise clinical concept in a standardized and reusable manner
Reference Definition: A Detailed Clinical Model (DCM) is an information model of a discrete set of precise clinical knowledge which can be used in a variety of contexts. DCMs provide the data element specification and attributes, including the possible values and types of the attributes, and where possible a model and technical implementation specifications needed to convey the clinical reality in a fashion that is understandable to both clinical domain experts and modelers. (HL7 website)
Reference Definition: a relatively small, standalone information model designed to express a clinical concept in a standardized and reusable manner. It documents clinical information as a discrete set of precise clinical knowledge for that concept. - ISO 13972 1 Health informatcs Detailed Clinical Models Part 1 Quality processes
Usage Note: DCMs provide the data element specification and attributes, including the possible values and types of the attributes, and where possible a model and technical implementation specifications needed to convey the clinical reality in a fashion that is understandable to both clinical domain experts and modelers.
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