Consolidated Reference Model
Role in the LHS architectural framework
Relevant LHS dimension
Prescribes priority and strategic goals, and measures to track goal achievement.
Prescribes goals taken from IOM Strategic Map
Develops new transferable knowledge
Provides taxonomy with hierarchical description of the Federal Government in terms of sectors, business functions, and services.
Provides organizational taxonomy of a health system and its organizational units as well as its external stakeholders
Provides four domain taxonomies relating to mission, enterprise, guidance, and resource data.
Captures data sources for clinical and point-of-care data, and specifies data standards and lifecycle management procedures
Categorizes applications and their components at three levels (systems, application components, and interfaces); categorizes information technology infrastructure components (platform, network, facility).
Brings together applications and infrastructure components given their varying importance across LHSs
Ethics and security
Defines security controls and measurements related to, e.g., regulatory conditions, risks, and compliance.
Adds ethical dimension related to privacy and security of patient data in line with existing legislative frameworks