Standards by category

Read the Health Information Standards Committee of Alberta standards.

Ambulatory

National Ambulatory Care Reporting System and Comprehensive Ambulatory Care Classification System Data Set Version 1.0

Chronic disease management

CDM Data Standards – Introduction 7.2 (PDF, 47 KB)

CDM Data Standards – Introduction 7.3 (PDF, 47 KB)

Appendix A Coding Systems (PDF, 12 KB)

Appendix B Record Level Data (PDF, 38 KB)

Appendix C Clinical Data (PDF, 37 KB)

Appendix D Detailed Data (PDF, 27 KB)

Appendix E Code Tables (PDF, 37 KB)

Chronic Disease Management Messaging Specification, V1.6 – 2008 (PDF, 11 KB)

Continuing care

Alberta Continuing Care Information System Data Standard Version 1.0

Core registries (identification)

Delivery Site Registry Data Set V1.1 – 2017

Provincial Client Registry Messaging Specification, V2.0 – 2011 (PDF, 10 KB)

Provincial Organization Registry

Provincial Provider Registry Messaging Specification, V0.3 – 2013 (PDF, 12 KB)

Stakeholder Client Data Set – 2013

Stakeholder Demographic Data Standard

Stakeholder Provider Data Standard V1.5 – 2018

Diagnostic imaging

Diagnostic Imaging HL7 Message Specifications (PDF, 3 MB)

Diagnostic Imaging Reporting Requirement (PDF, 65 KB)

Diagnostic Imaging Text and Other Transcribed Reports Message Specification – V 0.5 (PDF, 48 KB)

Diagnostic Imaging Text and Other Transcribed Reports Message Specification – V 0.4 (PDF, 37 KB)

Drugs

Pharmaceutical Information Network Data Set – 2012

Pharmaceutical Information Network Message Specifications – Available on request

Electronic health record

XDS Registry Metadata Specification Version 0.1

Shared Health Record (SHR) Data and Messaging Specification – V1.10 – 2012 (PDF, 19 KB)

Electronic medical record (EMR)/physician office system

Alberta eReferral Data and Messaging Specification (AEDAMS) – V1.10 – 2013 (PDF, 85 KB)

Medical Summary for Transfer of Patient Data (PDF, 85 KB)

Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Content Standard Minimum Dataset – 2013 (PDF, 72 KB)

Emergency health services

Emergency Medical Services Patient Care Reporting V1.2

Laboratory

Laboratory Test Results Delivery Message and CDA Specification V3.6 – 2019

Laboratory Test Results Delivery Message and CDA Specification V3.0 (PDF, 797 KB)

Laboratory Test Results Delivery Message Specifications – V 2.1 (PDF, 30 KB)

Laboratory Test Results Delivery Message Specifications – V2 (PDF, 19 KB)

Public health

Adverse Events Following Immunization Data Standard Version 2.2

Adverse Events Following Immunization Messaging Specification V1.5 – 2018 (PDF, 47 KB)

Breast Cancer Screening – 2000 (PDF, 49 KB)

Cervical Cancer Screening

Communicable Disease and Outbreak Data Standard V1.0 – Provincial Surveillance Initiative

Generic Screening – 2000 (PDF, 49 KB)

Immunization Data Standard Version 1.6

Immunization Messaging Specifications V1.5 – 2018 (PDF, 46 KB)

Newborn Metabolic Screening Minimum Data Standard V3.5

Perinatal Breastfeeding Data Standard Version 1.0

Perinatal Health Program Data Standard Version 1.1

Perinatal Postpartum Depression Data Standard Version 1.0

Contact

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