Common Terminology Services 2.0

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Abbreviation: CTS2
Definition: CTS2 is a specification that provides a standard interface to disparate terminology sources. The Information Model specifies the structural definition, attributes and associations of Resources common to structured terminologies such as Code Systems, Binding Domains and Value Sets. The Computational Model specifies the service descriptions and interfaces needed to access and maintain structured terminologies.


Reference Definition: CTS2 is a specification that provides a standard interface to disparate terminology sources. The Information Model specifies the structural definition, attributes and associations of Resources common to structured terminologies such as Code Systems, Binding Domains and Value Sets. The Computational Model specifies the service descriptions and interfaces needed to access and maintain structured terminologies. (HL7 website)
Instance of: Standard or Specification