Definitions for "Reference Model"
an abstract computational model without any particular implementation issues
a partial modeling block that is not completely instantiated
The model which serves as the authoritative repository of the data, use cases and other items that have been developed by HL7.
a framework for understanding significant relationships among the entities of some environment, and for the development of consistent standards or specifications supporting that environment
a selection of Services defined in one or more Frameworks
An abstract description of a set of entities where (a) the entities are described in terms of services, and (b) connectivity among the entities is loosely defined.
A standard definitive document or conceptual representation of a system or process.
a system component that enforces access controls on an object
a simple yet powerful transformation tool intended to help guide change and continuous improvement within an enterprise
A structure which allows the modules and interfaces of a system to be described in a consistent manner.
A division of functionality into elements together with the data flow between those elements.