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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-30781

The incorporation of the extensions into the standard needs to be a standing process to support usability in data exchange.

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    • Change Request
    • Status: Resolved - No Change (View Workflow)
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    • Resolution: Not Persuasive
    • US Core (FHIR)
    • 3.1.1
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      Ask is unclear. Incorporation of extensions is a general process and not specific to this ballot

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      Ask is unclear. Incorporation of extensions is a general process and not specific to this ballot
    • Brett Marquard/Gay Dolin: 9-0-3

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      Agreement on “There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project, or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions. The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of simplicity for everyone.” There needs to be a process in place to review extensions nationally on a regular schedule and incorporate as many values as possible. Then communicate the updates
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      Binding is from base FHIR and US Core Vital Signs. The incorporation of the extensions into the standard needs to be a standing process to support usability in data exchange. There will be instances where the extension was created due to a mis-interpretation which provides the opportunity for re-education and re-mapping.

      (Comment 10 - imported by: Jean Duteau)

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