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Owning committee name


Contributing or Reviewing Work Groups


FHIR Resource Development Project Insight ID


Scope of coverage

The resource cover formally or informally recognized grouping of people or organizations formed for the purpose of achieving some form of collective action. Includes companies, institutions, corporations, departments, community groups, healthcare practice groups, etc.

RIM scope


Resource appropriateness

Many care-related processes are done by people acting on behalf of organizations. Where this is the case, the organization needs to be tracked. Organizations can be identified using numbers assigned by national registries.

Expected implementations

  • Most, if not all, hospital information systems.
  • CCD / C-CDA
  • Most encounter summaries

Content sources

None beyond the standard list.

Example Scenarios

  • The department of oncology of the Acme hospital
  • A trauma team
  • The U.S. federal Government
  • The Sorbonne University in Paris
  • Your local pharmacy

Resource Relationships

Will be referenced, amongst others, by Practitioner (scoped by the organization) and Location (owned/administered by the organization)


Expected to be ready for the sept 2013 DSTU ballot.

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