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Communication Venues

email list

The main internal communication resource for ArB is the HL7 email list. Subscription to the email list is through the HL7 listserver page at , and is open to all HL7 members and non-members.


The ArB holds regular (weekly) teleconferences to discuss the various projects we are working on. Both regular and special teleconferences are announced on the email list.

The teleconference schedule may be found at [HL7 Conference Call Center].

NOTE: To see ONLY the ArB calls, on the left frame select View Options, then press the Reset Button. Check the Architectural Review box, then press the View these . . button.


The ArB wiki can be found at This document is hosted and maintainted on the wiki. The wiki is used for all internal & procedural documentation, for meeting agendas and minutes, and for working project documentation.

Skype channel

ArB uses a skype channel to help organise teleconferences, and to assist with communications during the teleconferences. The skype channel is open to regular contributers. To join the skype channel, send an email request to any regular ArB member. Skype may be downloaded for free from

Official Blog

Official positions of, or guidance from, the ArB that are of interest to the HL7 or related standards communities are published in the ArB blog at . Any member of the ArB may post at the blog, but content is only posted to the blog following approval during an ArB meeting or by ArB member consensus on the ArB email list.

Open Meetings

ArB meets regularly at normal HL7 working group meetings, and occasionally otherwise. Unless specifically announced, all ArB meetings are open to other HL7 members.

HL7 communications resources

ArB may also make use of official HQ or TSC communication resources, to either communicate directly with the committees, the membership, or to make official press releases. These communication resources are rarely used, and only when appropriate for the subject matter.

Gforge SVN Repository

All documents are archived in the HL7 Gforge repository at [1]. For current publications refer to [|work under peer review 2010_03].Tony Julian