Ballot Document Name and Information
Document/Standard Name:HL7 FHIR US Public Health Profiles Library
Ballot Code:TBA
Realm:Realm Specific: US
Backwards Compatible:
Internally/Externally Developed:Internally Developed Document/Standard
Ballot Level
Requested Ballot Level:STU
Standard Ballot Open Date:2022-08-12
Standard Ballot Close Date:2022-09-11
Work Group Information
Sponsoring Work Group:Public Heath
Project Insight Project ID:1763
Confirmation of Work Group Approval:
Primary Work Group Contact:Sarah Gaunt
NIB Form Submitted By:PHWG co-chair
Publishing Facilitator:Sarah Gaunt (
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Document Description/Changes
Description of Ballot Document (needs to be 500 chars or less):After evaluation and harmonization analysis of eCR & MedMorph IGs, it was determined that there are many common elements between the two IGs. The short-term scope of this library will include elements common to the above-mentioned FHIR IGs and will define a US Realm specific framework that defines common elements for the implementation guides. Longer-term scope will include analysis and inclusion of data elements for other Public Health use cases.
Major Changes Since Last Ballot:n/a
ANSI-Required Information
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Project NeedThe US Public Health Profiles Library is a collection of reusable architecture and content profiles representing common public health concepts and patterns. It is intended as a complement to US Core that is used to ease implementation burden of healthcare organizations, electronic health record companies, public health agencies, and others involved in the US public health endeavor.
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StakeholdersEHR Vendors, Standards Development Organizations, Healthcare Institutions, Clinical Providers, Local and State Public Health Agencies 
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Consumer Product IndicationNo  
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Ballot Reconciliation Reminder
Intent to Complete Reconciliation Activities:n/a
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