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Legacy Compliance Standards for PharmaNet

PharmaNet Professional and Software Compliance Standards Library

The Application Services Professional and Software Compliance Standards for connection to PharmaNet have been organized into six volumes based on functional requirements.

There are common volumes required by all software developers, plus business and technical volumes for the specific functions.

Common Volumes

Volume 1 - Introduction
Volume 4 - HL7 Message Catalog
Volume 5 - Security
Volume 6 - Glossary

Functional Volumes

Volume 2 - Business Requirements
Volume 3 - Technical Requirements
Volumes 2 & 3 are each issued in 5 versions according to the following functions:

  • Emergency Department
  • Hospital
  • Hospital Admitting
  • Medical Practice
  • Pharmacy

Current versions of the PharmaNet Compliance Standards can be downloaded in PDF format from the table below.

PharmaNet Professional & Software Compliance Standards
Volume 1 - Introduction (v 3.2 - .5Mb) April 2010
Volume 2 -
Business Requirements
Emergency Department
(v 3.45 - .2Mb)
April 2010
Hospital
(v 2.3 - .2Mb)
October 2010

Hospital Admitting
(v 3.1 - .4Mb)
November 2004
Medical Practice
(v 4.45 - .3Mb)
April 2010

Pharmacy
(v 3.45 - .5Mb)
April 2010
Volume 3 -
Technical Requirements
Emergency Department
(v 3.45 - .5Mb)
April 2010
Hospital
(v 2.4 - .2Mb)
October
2010

Hospital Admitting
(v 3.1 - .5Mb)
November 2004
Medical Practice
(v 4.45 - .4Mb)
April 2010

Pharmacy
(v 3.6 - .3Mb)
April 2010

Volume 4 - HL7 Message Catalog (v 3.3 - 1.0Mb) April 2010
Volume 5 - Security (v 3.2 - .4Mb) April 2010
Volume 6 - Glossary (v 3.2 - .4Mb) April 2010

Support Contact for Compliance Standards

For more information, please e-mail HLTH.CISSupport@gov.bc.ca or phone the Ministry of Health HelpDesk at 250-952-1234.