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Clinical Assessment FHIR Profile Proposal

Profile Details

Profiled Resource(s)

Constraints to be Applied

  • TBD

Extensions to be Applied

  • TBD

Example Scenarios

  • Nutrition screening using the malnutrition screening tool standard (MST)
  • Nursing assessment performed on admission to acute or long term care facility to evaluate patient status
  • Primary Care Physician’s assessment for patient admission/recommendation to admission to Aged Care and/or Home Health Services
  • Nutrition assessment performed in response to a consult to evaluate a patient with diabetes
  • A medical history and physical for acute renal failure
  • A rehabilitation medicine assessment performed to evaluate mobility using standard assessment tools
  • A Speech & Language Therapy Feeding/Swallowing assessment of a patient/resident
  • Evaluation of progress towards care plan goals
  • Screening for a clinical research protocol (constrained by specific screening criteria)

Scope of coverage

  • Human clinical assessments
  • Broad use patterns multiple care settings including in-patient and ambulatory care, skilled nursing facilities, home care and private practice settings
  • Applies to all stages of the lifecycle
  • Universal scope


Owning committee name

Patient Care - approved proposal on 2014 10 2

Contributing or Reviewing Work Groups

  • Orders and Observations - approved proposal on 2014 10 2

Expected implementations

  • C-CDA R1.1 and R2.0
  • Others TBD

gForge Users

  • David Hay

FHIR Profile Development Project Insight ID

Patient Care Projects #1,105 and #1,128



  • Complete Profile Proposal – October 2, 2014
  • Complete Profile – November 6, 2014
  • QA Profile - November 14, 2014
  • Prepare ballot - December 5, 2014

Balloting Requirements

Choose one:

  • Ballot with next FHIR DSTU or Normative Edition

Desired Ballot Date

  • January 2015 ballot