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Journal of Korean Society of Medical Informatics 2000;6(3):97-107.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4258/jksmi.2000.6.3.97    Published online September 30, 2000.
A Summary and Overview of the Current Status of International and Domestic Health Informatics Standardization
Yun Sik Kwak, Hyeoun Ae Park, Hune Cho, Hune Cho
1Department of Medical Informatics, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Taegu, Korea.
2College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

The International Oranization for Standardization (ISO) was as created in 1947 to provide assistance to it members in harmonizing national technical standards. Today its role h as changed to produce international technical standards in order to promote trade international In 1998 a new ISO/Technical Committee (TC) 215 was established to standardize the Health informaties worldwide. The efforts have increasingly been intensified through TC 215 activities in formulating international health informatics standards in order to meet the demand from the industry within its member countries for their international trade. The Republic of Korea joined ISO/TC 215 as the P-member body in 1999 unit Korean experts started to participate actively in TC 215 work processes. However, domestic standardization in health informaties is in its infancy Therefore, current activities of ISO/TC 215 and current status of Korean Health informaties Standard Committee base been reviewed to be able to generate interests from experts and technical professionals in the field of health informaties

Key Words: Health informatics, Standardization


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