Heart Rate Rhythm

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Approval Status

  • Approval Status: Approved
  • Example Task Force: 3/1/2018
  • SDWG: 7/12/2018

C-CDA 2.1 Example:

  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • Vital Sign Organizer 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • Vital Sign Observation 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • Result Obervation 2.16.840.1.113883.

Reference to full CDA sample:

  • Vital Signs in empty CCD

Validation location


  • This is panel of the 2 vitals signs - pulse, and a Heart Rate Rhythm Observation. Other common vital signs could be included.


  • Brett Marquard brett@waveoneassociates.com (GitHub: brettmarquard)


  • Vital Signs



Example: download example view on GitHub

	<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
	<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2015-08-01"/>
	<code code="8716-3" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" codeSystemName="LOINC"
		displayName="Vital signs"/>
	<title>Vital Signs (Last Filed)</title>
					<th>Heart Rhythm</th>
					<!-- other vitals signs could exist here-->
					<td>05/20/2014 7:36pm</td>
					<td ID="Pulse_1">80 /min</td>
					<td ID="Pulsequalifier_1">Heart irregularly irregular</td>
					<!-- other vitals sign values could exist here-->
	<entry typeCode="DRIV">
		<!-- When a set of vital signs are recorded together, include them in single clustered organizer-->
		<organizer classCode="CLUSTER" moodCode="EVN">
			<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
			<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2015-08-01"/>
			<id extension="21688133041015158234"
			<code code="46680005" displayName="Vital Signs" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.96"
				codeSystemName="SNOMED CT">
				<translation code="74728-7"
					displayName="Vital signs, weight, height, head circumference, oximetry, BMI, and BSA panel "
					codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" codeSystemName="LOINC"/>
			<statusCode code="completed"/>
			<effectiveTime value="20140520193605-0600"/>
			<!-- Each vital sign should be its own component. -->
				<observation classCode="OBS" moodCode="EVN">
					<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
					<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2014-06-09"/>
					<id extension="216881330410151584"
					<code code="8867-4" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" codeSystemName="LOINC"
						displayName="Heart rate"/>
						<reference value="#Pulse_1"/>
					<statusCode code="completed"/>
					<effectiveTime value="20140520193605-0600"/>
					<value xsi:type="PQ" value="80" unit="/min"/>
				<observation classCode="OBS" moodCode="EVN">
					<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
					<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2015-08-01"/>
					<id extension="216881330410151"
					<code xsi:type="CE" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1"
						code="8884-9" displayName="Heart rate rhythm"/>
						<reference value="#Pulsequalifier_1"/>
					<statusCode code="completed" />
					<effectiveTime value="20140520193605-0600" />
					<value xsi:type="CE" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.96"
						codeSystemName="SNOMED CT" code="248651005"
						displayName="Heart irregularly irregular (finding)"/>
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