ISO/TS 22220:2011 Health Informatics - Identification of Subjects of Health Care indicates the data elements and structure suited to the accurate and procedurally appropriate and sensitive identification of individuals in health care in a face-to-face setting supported by computer technology, or through interactions between computer systems. It provides guidelines for improving the positive identification of subjects of care within and between health care organizations.
ISO/TS 22220:2011 Health Informatics - Identification of Subjects of Health Care defines the demographics and other identifying data elements for capturing the subject of care identification in health care settings. It provides guidance on the application of these procedures in the manual and the computer environment and makes recommendations about the nature and form of health care identifiers, the management organization to oversee subject of care identification and computer support to be provided for the identification process.
The objective of this Technical Specification is to promote uniform good practice in:
- Identifying individuals in a face-to-face, or paper-based environment, as well as in and between automated systems
- Recording and reporting of subject of care identifying data
- Ensuring that data being associated with any given subject of care, and upon which clinical communication and data aggregation are based, are appropriately associated with that individual or organization and no other
Data elements and interrelated components
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