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Information Source

Definition:This module contains information about the original author to be supplied and for a reference to the original document to be provided. This module may be applied to all other entry Content Modules. See the HL7 Continuity of Care Document Section 5.2 for constraints applicable to this module.
CDA Data Location HITSP Data Element Identifier and Name O/R Additional Specification
ancestor-or-self::./cda:author[1] Author R/N
cda:time 10.02 - Author Name R/N
cda:assignedAuthor/cda:assignedPerson/ cda:name 10.03 - Reference R/N
cda:reference/cda:externalDocument 10.04 - Reference Document ID R2/Y
cda:id 10.05 - Reference Document URL R/N
cda:text/cda:reference/@value Information Source O/N
ancestor-or-self::./cda:informant 10.06 - Information Source Name O/N
cda:assignedEntity/cda:assignedPerson/cda:name| cda:assignedEntity/ cda:representedOrganization/cda:name | cda:relatedEntity/cda:relatedPerson/cda:name R/N

Optionality Legend: “R” for Required, “R2” for Required if known, “O” for Optional and Repeat = “Y” for Yes or “N” for No

Section ID Constraint ID Definition Information Source Name Constraints Not Provided
C83-[DE-10.02-CDA-1] The name of the information source SHALL be provided in the <name> element
C83-[DE-10.02-CDA-2] The <name> element SHALL appear within an <assignedPerson> or <representedOrganization> element appearing in an <assignedEntity>, or within a <relatedPerson> element within a <relatedEntity> element beneath the <informant> element
C32-[CT1--8] Information Source See HITSP/C83 Section Information Source
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