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This wiki page is intended to provide some clarity from the clinical perspectives to help resolve the confusion.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:48, 1 January 2015

Return to: Patient Care

Return to: FHIR Patient Care Resources


Background


An email in mid December 2014 raised the question of clinical annotation:

"Is it ClinicalAssessment the best way to model a clinical annotation instead of Observation?"


A number of email exchanges that followed showed the non clinical community appeared to have considerable confusion over the three concepts: observation, clinical assessment and annotation.

This wiki page is intended to provide some clarity from the clinical perspectives to help resolve the confusion.


Observation


Clinical Assessment


Clinical Annotation