Mobile Care Services Discovery (mCSD)
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Mobile Care Services Discovery (mCSD)

Official URL: Version: 3.8.0
Active as of 2022-08-12 Computable Name: IHE_ITI_mCSD

The Mobile Care Services Discovery (mCSD) Profile supports RESTful queries across related care services resources.

The loosely coupled design and flexible querying capability of the mCSD Profile means it can be deployed within a variety of eHealth architectures and support a wide array of care workflows.

Organization of This Guide

This guide is organized into the following four main sections:

  1. Volume 1: Profiles
    1. mCSD Introduction
    2. mCSD Actors, Transactions, and Content Modules
    3. mCSD Actor Options
    4. mCSD Required Groupings
    5. mCSD Overview
    6. mCSD Security Considerations
    7. mCSD Cross-Profile Considerations
    8. mCSD Deployment Considerations
    9. mCSD Endpoint Usage Considerations
  2. Volume 2: Transaction Detail
    1. Find Matching Care Services [ITI-90]
    2. Request Care Services Updates [ITI-91]
  3. Test Plan
  4. Changes to other Profiles

Click on any of the links above, navigate the contents using the table of contents, or if you are looking for a specific artifact, check out the index.

Conformance Expectations

IHE uses the normative words: Shall, Should, and May according to standards conventions.

mCSD uses Must Support in StructureDefinition profiles. This is equivalent to the IHE use of R2 as defined in Appendix Z.


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The source code for this Implementation Guide can be found on IHE GitHub.