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Connected Health Framework Architecture and Design Blueprint

A Stable Foundation for Agile Health and Social Care

Part 5 References and Further Information

Second Edition Published March 2009 Rev April 2011

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Contents

CARE PATHWAY EXAMPLE ...................................................................................................................................... 4 HEALTH CLASSIFICATIONS ..................................................................................................................................... 11

DEFINITIONS OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES ..................................................................................................................................... 11 General ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 11 Medicine ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 12 Surgery ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 14 Paediatrics .................................................................................................................................................................................. 16 Obstetrics and gynaecology ........................................................................................................................................................ 16 Psychiatry ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17 Anaesthetics ............................................................................................................................................................................... 18 Pathology ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18

LINKS TO STANDARDS AND RELATED RESOURCES ....................................................................................................... 20 WEB SERVICES STANDARDS AND INFORMATION LINKS ................................................................................................................. 20 HEALTH STANDARDS AND RELATED ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES ........................................................................................... 21

RESOURCES ON ACCESSIBILITY AND LOCALIZATION ...................................................................................................... 22 IMPLEMENTING AN ACCESSIBLE USER INTERFACE........................................................................................................................ 22

Accessible User Interface Checklist .............................................................................................................................................. 22 Links to Accessibility Resources................................................................................................................................................... 23

CREATING TRANSLATABLE APPLICATIONS .................................................................................................................................. 24 Globalization Checklist ................................................................................................................................................................ 24 Localization Checklist .................................................................................................................................................................. 25 Links to Resources on Globalization and Localization .................................................................................................................. 25

GLOSSARY ........................................................................................................................................................ 26

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Care Pathway Example

In Part 2 Business Framework we discussed the concept of Care Pathways, using as an example a portion of a care pathway. Here we provide a more detailed snapshot of the care pathway for Colorectal Cancer. It has been split into sections in order to fit on a page, and a summary view.

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Health Classifications

In Part 2 we defined a Health Classification or Specialty as A high level classification of medical conditions formed for the purpose of recording patient consent and classifying Patient Events. Examples might be Cancer, Cardiac Care, Maternity, Mental Health, etc.

The following list of medical specialties1 may be useful in forming your own list of health classifications.

Definitions of Medical Specialties

General

Medicine in the broadest sense means the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. In a narrower sense medicine is contrasted with surgery (see below). The adjective medical carries similar meanings but is often used as pertaining to doctors - rather than other healthcare workers.

Clinical means the science and practice of or for the treatment of patients. That is to say it encompasses not only doctors but also nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and any other healthcare worker who comes into direct contact with the patient.

When discussing negligence the traditional umbrella was medical negligence. However that would suggest that the negligence is always on part of doctors. Since some incidents which give rise to claims for negligence do not relate to doctors, but to other healthcare professionals, the generic and inclusive term cl