F.5.33 HL7 Structured Document Directory Record Definition

The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type of Value "HL7 STRUC DOC".

Table F.5-33 lists the set of keys with their associated Types for such a Directory Record Type. This Directory Record shall be used to reference an HL7 Structured Document and any of its referenced content stored on the interchange media but not encapsulated in a DICOM SOP Instance. The document may be encoded as an XML document with in-line multimedia content, or may be encoded in a multi-part MIME wrapper (see PS3.10). This type of Directory Record may reference a Lower-Level Directory Entity that includes one or more Directory Records as defined in Table F.4-1.

Table F.5-33HL7 Structured Document Keys

Key Tag Type Attribute Description
Specific Character Set (0008,0005) 1C Required if an extended or replacement character set is used in one of the keys.
HL7 Instance Identifier (0040,E001) 1 Instance Identifier from the referenced HL7 Structured Document, encoded as a UID (OID or UUID), concatenated with a caret (“^”) and Extension value (if Extension is present in Instance Identifier).
HL7 Document Effective Time (0040,E004) 1 Effective Time from the referenced HL7 Structured Document
HL7 Document Type Code Sequence (0040,E006) 1C Document Type Code from the referenced HL7 Structured Document. Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence. Required if the HL7 Structured Document contains a Document Type Code.
>Include ‘Code Sequence Macro’ Table 8.8-1 No BCID defined
Document Title (0042,0010) 1C Document Title from the referenced HL7 Structured Document. Required if the HL7 Structured Document contains a Document Title.

Note: This directory record points to a CDA document that is stored on this media. The HL7 Document Effective Time and other information can be obtained from the CDA document.