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Update from TSC
TSMG Standing Subcommittee Updates
HL7 Terminology Authority
HTA update - Meeting next week: 12/16
OIDs requirement across HL7 product
Currently a requirement for CDA, not FHIR
CMS-HCC, CMS-RxHCC ... coding system requirement
RD: suggesting that unless a request is made to the HTA for an OID, to NOT make this a requirement as a part of the standard HTA process. There is significant overhead main ting this part of the process. Per this link OIDs can be created and maintained by the THO, thus reducing the overhead for external system registration, especially in light of the THO becoming the official source of truth for identifier registration.
ST: In Germany we are using OIDs, but strategically are moving more toward FHIR / URI format. Germany also has their own OID registry, and for those entries tat re not managed centrally by HL7 we have a registry for just German records
JH: in Canada we would most likely use an OID anyway becuase we do not anticipate what version we might use (V2, FHIR). Within Canada we do jurisdictional registration that doesn't get promoted up to HL7 / realm designation
CM: We have mentioned that THO will become the official source of identifier records. If this becomes a policy decision, it must go to the TSC for a decision. There could be a financial impact to HL7 for which we do not have information regarding, nor a strategy for replacing that revenue stream if this is adopted.
Action item for Bryn: go to TSC... if an external code system doesn't already have an OID assigned, then the HTA would adopt a process to automatically generate the OID as a part of this process and not require external system owners to register and pay for a new OID, as is the process now. The minimal set of metadata will be added to the OID registry to prevent the use of the allocated OID by any other party.
Implication of this would be to consider the future of the OID registry and replication of the information and search capability in the OID registry in the THO. Another Action "in the wings" or implied in this action is cleaning up the OID registry, updating the records to reflect a current source of truth.