Definition of a metadata model for a multi-layered clinical practice guideline representation framework
by Matthew Kim; Zachary Turechek; Aziz Boxwala; Tonya Hongsermeier; Michael Krall; Frank Sonnenberg; Adam Wright; Blackford Middleton; Saverio Maviglia
International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine (IJFIPM), Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012

Abstract: Representatives from a consortium of academic institutions, healthcare organisations, and commercial entities have collaborated to implement and evaluate a multi-layered representation framework targeted to promote the sharing and distribution of clinical practice guideline knowledge artefacts. Definition of a metadata model for knowledge artefacts submitted to a shared repository based on this framework proceeded through an iterative process that sought to strike a balance between the need to provide enough specification to allow for efficient indexing and retrieval and recognition of the potential burden imposed by excessive requirements.

Online publication date: Tue, 20-Nov-2012

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