From detailed guides to online courses – resources are available to provide you with the knowledge necessary to build and integrate EHR applications.

Appendix A: Acronyms

ADT Admission, Discharge, Transfer system
ASP Application Service Provider
BARC Business and Architecture Review Committee
BTC Business and Technical Committee
CA Certificate Authority
CCAC Community Care Access Centre
CDA Clinical Document Architecture
CDR Clinical Data Repository
CDPS Comprehensive Drug Profile System
cGTA Connecting the Greater Toronto Area
CHI Canada Health Infoway
CHRIS Client Health and Related Information System
CIA Conceptual Information Architecture
CIM Conceptual Information Model
cNEO Connecting Northern & Eastern Ontario
CR Client Registry
cSWO; Connecting South-West Ontario
DICS Diagnostic Imaging Common Services
DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine
DUR Drug Utilization Review
EAS Enterprise Availability Services
EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
ECID Enterprise Client ID
EHR Electronic Health Record
EHRS Electronic Health Record Solution
EMPI Enterprise Master Patient Index
EMR Electronic Medical Record system
FIPPA Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
FTP File Transfer Protocol
GP/PRC Gating and Portfolio/Project Review Committee
HIAL Health Information Access Layer
HIC Health Information Custodian
HIS Hospital Information System
HL7 Health Level Seven
IAR Integrated Assessment Record
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise
IHTSDO International Health Terminology Standard Development Organization
IP/SEC Internet Protocol Security
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LHIN Local Health Integration Network
LIS Laboratory Information System
LOINC Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
LRA Local Registration Authority
MLLP Minimal Lower Layer Protocol
MOHLTC Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
MRN Medical Record Number
OGPMSS Ontario Government Pharmaceutical and Medical Supply Service
OLIS Ontario Laboratories Information System
PACS Picture Archiving and Communication System
pCLOCD Pan-Canadian LOINC Observation Code Database
PCU Privacy Common Understanding
PDP Policy Decision Point
PHI Personal Health Information
PHIPA PHI Protection Act
PI Personal Information
PID Patient Identifier Domain
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PR Provider Registry
RAID; Redundant Array of Independent Disks/td>
REST Representational State Transfer
RIM Reference Information Model (part of HL7 V3)
RM&R Resource Matching and Referral
RPDB egistered Persons Database
SAML Security Assertion Markup Language
SC Steering Committee
SDO Standards Development Organization
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SNOMED - CT Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms
SOA Service-Oriented Architecture
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
SR Systems Registry
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TLI Transport Level Interoperability
TLS Transport Layer Security
UTF Unicode Transformation Format
UR User Registry
WSDL Web Services Description Language
WSRP Web Services for Remote Portlets
XACML eXtensible Access Control Markup Language
XDS Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing
XML eXtensible Markup Language
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