CDA R3 Relax narrative body requirement
|Submitted by: Brett Marquard||Revision date: May 4, 2010|
|Submitted date: Fall, 2009||Change request ID: <<Change Request ID>>|
CDA R2 requires the narrative body on all clinical documents.
Relax requirement for narrative body on all clinical documents.
Requiring a transform or other tool to generate narrative is also acceptable.
The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) parser is accepting CDA without requiring the narrative body.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualty (AHRQ) Common Formats is planning to use CDA without requiring the narrative body.
Recommended Action Items
June 1, 2010 SDWG call: Narrative block remains a core requirement to satisfy the human readability definition of CDA. abstain: 0; opposed: 0; in favor: 9.