Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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CCD applies to multiple terms.

1) Common Client Directory

2) Continuity of Care Document (CCR + CDA became CCD).

HL7 and ASTM International created the Continuity of Care Document (CCD) to integrate two complementary healthcare data specifications ASTM’s Continuity of Care Record (CCR) and HL7’s Clinical Document Architecture (CDA).

CCD fosters interoperability of clinical data, which allows physicians to send electronic medical information to other providers without loss of meaning.
Also see: CCR, COC, Continuity of Care

A MLHIM  CCD is a Concept Constraint Definition.  It is an XML schema.
Also see: MLHIM

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