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Data element name

Sub data element name


Identifier System Owner

Phone number
Identifier System Maintainer (Steward)Name
Email address
Phone number
Identifier System PublisherName
Email address
Phone number
Identifier System NamesFormal name of the Identifier systemW3C Decentralized Identifier (DID)
Short name of the Identifier systemW3CDID
Identifier System Technical IdentifiersHTA-endorsed URI
HTA-endorsed OID
Other URIs
Other OIDs
Case Sensitive Codes (TRUE/FALSE)TRUE (default value)
Identifier System InformationLink

"Decentralized identifiers (DIDs) are a new type of identifier that enables verifiable, decentralized digital identity. A DID refers to any subject (e.g., a person, organization, thing, data model, abstract entity, etc.) as determined by the controller of the DID. In contrast to typical, federated identifiers, DIDs have been designed so that they may be decoupled from centralized registries, identity providers, and certificate authorities. Specifically, while other parties might be used to help enable the discovery of information related to a DID, the design enables the controller of a DID to prove control over it without requiring permission from any other party. DIDs are URIs that associate a DID subject with a DID document allowing trustable interactions associated with that subject.

Each DID document can express cryptographic material, verification methods, or services, which provide a set of mechanisms enabling a DID controller to prove control of the DID. Services enable trusted interactions associated with the DID subject. A DID might provide the means to return the DID subject itself, if the DID subject is an information resource such as a data model."

Arrangement or agreements with HL7 for use of content
Version management

Identifier System Copyright, Intellectual Property and LicensingCopyright Statement
Copyright Information

W3C offers several licenses depending on the nature of the material, and whether derivative works are permitted.

Intellectual Property Information
Licensing Information
HTA endorsement status (Draft, In review, Endorsed for use, Pending re-endorsement, Retired) ValueIn reviewApproved
Assignment date2022081620221027
HTA review statusLast review date20221027
Next review date20231027
Information current as at (date)