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1. Published Name of the Standard for which request is being made

HL7 Terminology

2. Standards Material/Document


3. Date of Request

Feb 12, 2023

4. Use Period

5. Reason for extension, timeline, and actions

6. Original Publication Date

7. End date of the current STU period

8. Length of the requested extension

9. Review Process

10. HL7 Work Group making this request and date

10a. Requesting WG Date

11. URL of approval minutes

12. HL7 Product Management Group


12a. Management Group Date of Approval

13. URL of approval minutes

14. Is the artifact ready for final publication?


15. If not ready, please describe remaining steps.

Complete generation of release after content freeze date, planned for 2/12/23.

16. Tool name used to produce the machine processable artifacts in the IG

HL7 process for publishing a FHIR IG and the tools called out by this process.

17. The name of the “IG artifact” within the context of the above mentioned tool.

THO publication *IS* an IG (in terms of its creation controls) but it part of HL7 FHIR infrastructure as it is used by all IG publisher build operations worldwide in all the FHIR Accelerators.

18. Balloted Name of the standard for which request is being made

Not a balloted artifact

19. Requested name for published standard

The current name for the terminology release is simply "HL7 Terminology". The short acronym used is "THO" which stands for "" which is the URL where it is based.

20. If CMET, list IDs balloted

21. Project Insight Number

no associated project; this is an infrastructure service

22. Document Realm


23. Ballot cycle in which the document was successfully balloted

N/A (consensus reviews for all increment changes in the ci build)

25. Affirmative

26. Negative

27. Abstentions

28. Not Returned

29. Total in ballot pool

30. Date on which final document/standards material was supplied to HQ

31. URL of publication material/ SVN repository

32. Publishing Facilitator

Marc Duteau, Grahame Grieve

33. Special Publication Instructions

This is done as a 'snapshot' of the THO/UTG current build (ci build). The special tools of Grahame's insert the entries for the History Of Published Release and execute the redirects.

34. URL of ballot reconciliation document

not a ballot item

35. Has the Work Group posted its consideration of all comments received in its reconciliation document on the ballot desktop?


36. Substantive Changes Since Last Ballot?


37. Product Brief Reviewed By

No official product brief because it is not yet a product but related information below.

38. Date Product Brief Reviewed

39. Has the Product Brief changed?

40. Family


41. Section

Implementation Guides

42. Topic


43. Please Describe the Topic

44. Product Type

Implementation Guide Services

45. Parent standard

46. Parent Standard Status

47. Update/replace standard

One of regular periodic updates to the HL7 Terminology.

48. Common name/search keyword


49. Description

Not a standard. Terminology content as infrastructure to all HL7 artifacts using terminology.

50. Stakeholders

Other (specify in text box below)

51. Vendors

Other (please specify)

52. Providers

Other (specify in text box below)

53. Benefits

Single source of machine-readable content for all HL7 terminology used by everyone doing HL7.

54. Implementations/Case Studies

55. Development Background

Ease of single point of access by all stakeholders, all developers, all vendors, and all providers needing to lookup, reference, and use HL7 Terminology.