HISO 10003 ISO/IEC 11179 Information technology – Metadata registries

Published online: 
05 December 2016

International standard ISO/IEC 11179 Information technology - Metadata registries is endorsed by HISO as the standard for creating and presenting data element definitions. The standard provides rules for the naming, definition and representation of data elements, value domains and associated data constructs. By following the standard in our data set specifications and database designs, we support an interoperable and data-driven health and disability system.

The standard has these parts:

The key parts of the standard are freely available on the ISO web page for publicly available standards.

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Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    05 December 2016
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Third-party content. Please check the document or email the Web Manager to find out how to obtain permission to re-use content.

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