An Overview of the Health Level Seven (HL7) Reference Information Model (RIM)


An overview of the healthcare data model that is being used for healthcare messaging throughout the world. The model is an extensible method for representing the data used in the healthcare environment.


Anyone with an interest in healthcare.


To provide an overview of the six stereotype classes of the model and their relationships. To enable people to locate the concepts they're familiar with in the model.

After the session, you should be able to:


Some familiarity with healthcare is helpful; no knowledge of modeling is necessary.

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