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Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations are commonly used within this specification.

Table: Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronym Term
DOB Date of Birth
EHR Electronic Health Record
FHIR® HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources Standard
HCN Provincial Health Card Number
HIC Health Information Custodian
HL7 Health Level Seven
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPs HTTP connection encrypted by Transport Layer Security
JWT JSON Web Token
MOH Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
MOHLTC Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
MRN Medical Record Number
OHIP Ontario Health Insurance Plan
OID Object Identifier
OLIS Ontario Laboratories Information System
ONE ID An identity and access management system and processes
PHI Personal Health Information
PHU Public Health Unit
PI Personal Information
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PoS Point of Service Application or System
REST Representational State Transfer
SAML Security Assertion Markup Language
SCC Specimen Collector Center
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
STU Standard for Trial Use
TLS Transport Layer Security
UAO Under Authority Of
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
UTC Coordinated Universal Time