Shared Health Specification and Guide Version 5.0


Mappings for the Profile.

Mappings for HL7 v2 (

Shared Health Person Identifier
IdentifierCX / EI (occasionally, more often EI maps to a resource id or a URL)
      codingC*E.1-8, C*E.10-22
         displayC*E.2 - but note this is not well followed
         userSelectedSometimes implied by being first
      textC*E.9. But note many systems use C*E.2 for this
   systemCX.4 / EI-2-4
   valueCX.1 / EI.1
   periodCX.7 + CX.8
   assignerCX.4 / (CX.4,CX.9,CX.10)

Mappings for RIM (

Shared Health Person Identifier
IdentifierII - see see identifier pattern at for relevant discussion. The Identifier class is a little looser than the v3 type II because it allows URIs as well as registered OIDs or GUIDs. Also maps to Role[classCode=IDENT]
   useRole.code or implied by context
   typeRole.code or implied by context
      codingunion(., ./translation)
   systemII.root or
   valueII.extension or II.root if system indicates OID or GUID (Or or root)
   periodRole.effectiveTime or implied by context
   assignerII.assigningAuthorityName but note that this is an improper use by the definition of the field. Also Role.scoper

Mappings for ServD (

Shared Health Person Identifier
   period./StartDate and ./EndDate