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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-25438

Clarify scope of Composition resource

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    • Type: Change Request
    • Status: Triaged (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Medium
    • Resolution: Persuasive with Modification
    • Specification:
      FHIR Core (FHIR)
    • Raised in Version:
      R4
    • Work Group:
      Structured Documents
    • Related Artifact(s):
      Composition
    • Related Section(s):
      2.41, 2.41.1, 2.41.2
    • Resolution Description:
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      We will change the paragraph

      A set of healthcare-related information that is assembled together into a single logical package that provides a single coherent statement of meaning, establishes its own context and that has clinical attestation with regard to who is making the statement.

      to the following:

      A set of healthcare-related information that is assembled together into a single logical package that provides a single coherent statement of meaning, establishes its own context and has traceability to the author who is making the statement.

      We will change the statement

      The workflow/clinical status of the composition

      to

      The workflow status of the composition

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      We will change the paragraph A set of healthcare-related information that is assembled together into a single logical package that provides a single coherent statement of meaning, establishes its own context and that has clinical attestation with regard to who is making the statement. to the following: A set of healthcare-related information that is assembled together into a single logical package that provides a single coherent statement of meaning, establishes its own context and has traceability to the author who is making the statement. We will change the statement The workflow/clinical status of the composition to The workflow status of the composition
    • Change Category:
      Correction
    • Change Impact:
      Non-substantive

      Description

      Several of the descriptions for the Composition resource imply that a FHIR Document must carry "clinical attestation", which seems like an unnecessarily restrictive requirement. The scope is broader than just clinical documents, there could be FHIR documents that have no clinical relevance at all.

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            Reporter:
            bryn.rhodes Bryn Rhodes
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