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PDF Healthcare Best Practices Guide Published

March 12, 2008
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West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International and AIIM (Silver Springs, Md.) have published the Best Practices Guide – PDF Healthcare (AIIM/ASTM BP-01-2008).

The document describes a proposed, voluntary, industry-wide reference tool and guideline to describe the features and functionality of PDF for the healthcare industry. It is designed to facilitate a means by which healthcare information is captured, exchanged, preserved and protected so that participants within the healthcare system can use the PDF specification.

According to the companies, the guide was developed to promote and accelerate the adoption of a digital healthcare record model using XML-based standards.

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