Healthcare Innovation October 25, 2020
University of California, San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation tells ONC that COVID care demonstrates need for expanding data elements in version 2 of U.S. Core Data for Interoperability
Informatics leaders from the University of California, San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation say that two COVID-19 use cases demonstrate why additional standardized data elements need to be added to version 2 of the U.S. Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) data set.
In their May 2019 letter offering suggestions to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT about version 1 of USCDI, the UCSF executives noted that ONC proposed only a “modest expansion” of the Common Clinical Data Set. They supported adding clinical notes and provenance immediately, but added that...