- This definition is adopted from the ISO (the International Organisation for Standardisation) and IEC (the International Electrotechnical Commission) standard ISO/IEC 6523-1:1998 which defines a structure for a globally unique and unambiguous identification of ORGANISATIONS and ORGANISATION parts. This is itself referenced by ISO 13940:2015 which defines the concepts needed to achieve continuity of care.
- ORGANISATIONS are governed by the fundamental standard for "Health and Social Care Organisation Reference Data" (HSC Org Ref Data).
- Known as Health and Social Care Organisation (HSCOrg)
- An entity within the Health and Social Care Organisation Reference Data which conforms to the definition for ORGANISATION.
Subtypes of ORGANISATION:
This class is also known by these names: