Specifications and Service Descriptions
The Consensus Proposal defines at a high level the set of specifications and service descriptions for Simple Health Transport. At the very highest level, the consensus proposal describes an interoperable set of addressing and transport specifications allowing transport of content, ranging from simple text messages to highly structured clinical messages and documents, with associated content metadata.
SMTP Secure Health Transport
Use of SMTP for Secure Health Transport is described in the following specification:
XDR Simple Health Transport
- XDR and XDM for Direct Messaging describes how to package source and destination in the SOAP headers to separate addressing metadata from content metadata and how to map from Internet Message Format messages sent over SMTP to the corresponding IHE profiles
- IHE ITI TF V1 - Section 2.2.18, Section 15, V2 - Sections 3.41, and V3 - 4.1 for use of XDR messaging