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health.schema.org Extension

From: Marc Twagirumukiza <twamarc@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:27:46 +0200
Message-ID: <CAAu2OTW9kfRNnFkuSPt7qoScy11B1xZR4K59==NU6qKRNyAHEg@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-schemed@w3.org, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Cc: jos.deroo@agfa.com, Dirk Colaert <dirk.colaert@agfa.com>, els.lion@agfa.com
Hi Colleagues,
Hi Dan Brickley,

Here are some preliminary informations to start the health.schema.org

1) The name: health.schema.org (See votes communicated earlier)
2) The short  overview of the extension: See
The medical extension refines and improves schema.org's medical/healthcare
vocabulary that was initially published in 2012 (see
http://schema.org/docs/meddocs.html ).
Taking into various integration points post-2012 changes (e.g. Audience,
action / muscleAction, Enumeration), and with community effort to extend
and polish existing version (e.g adding other concepts like the Medical
Encounter, Medical Procedure, Health, Health Insurance, Genetics ) , it
moves the existing schema.org's medical vocabulary into a dedicated
extension called 'health.schema.org.
3)Technical work of revisiting the draft in #11
<https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/pull/11> and re-structuring: ONGOING

4) The list of terms that are moved (todo: list).
5) The list of terms that are renamed (todo: list) with the core.
6) The list of terms that are renamed (todo: list) and moved into the
7) The list of terms that are created (todo: list) within the core.
8) The list of terms that are created (todo: list) within the extension.
9) The list of terms that are somewhat medically-related terms but remain
in the core (todo: list, e.g. http://schema.org/Recipe).
10)The list of extension-related discussions that are noted as relevant
(todo: list, e.g. GS1, nutrition/food, ...).
11) The list of terms that are related standards groups that have been
identified and invited to comment. (todo: list).


12)Coordinate with Food type (help further with foodWarning and
recipeIngredient) #458


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Marc Twagirumukiza <twamarc@gmail.com>
Date: 27 May 2015 at 10:26
Subject: Re: [ScheMed] Re: A way forward for our medicalEntinty Extension
proposal to schema.org
To: schemed@googlegroups.com

Hi all,

Please find here the Vote results for the short name for medicalEntinty
Extension proposal.

At closing date today, you voted for:


Follow this link for details:

I will follow the next steps with schema.org and keep you all posted.



On 19 May 2015 at 19:26, Dave F.D. <jusprav2010@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Marc,
> I think this is the way forward. I support this. But as you said I moved
> to Zurich (no longer with ICD11 team) and I will no longer be able to
> contribute. However I will ask some fellow from ICD 11 to get involved. As
> I said last year am quite sure that this vocab will be picked up by several
> colleagues who was looking for a pillar opensource medical vocab mainly to
> help interoperability.
> 2 things we left pending was to deal with data types and to map to snomed
> concepts. Any progress there?
> Am curious to see the response to Rob about FHIR Ontology.
> About the short name I think we should avoid *med.schema.org
> <http://med.schema.org>* and use *health.schema.org
> <http://health.schema.org> * as a short name for *healthcare. *The
> medical naming would prevent people to extend the vocab in coming future
> and would pull out some predicates not really medical but used in
> healthcare domain. Here I think Dan Brickley can also advise as the term
> may interfere with others extension names. I guess they have already an
> hypothetical list of expected extensions : bib. / auto. / music. / health.
> / gov. / time. / biz. etc
> Keep me posted (but sorry if I do not answer immediately!)
> Cheers
> Dave
> On Tuesday, 19 May 2015 16:41:17 UTC+2, Marc wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> You should have read this topic about the way forward for our submitted
>> proposal.
>> https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/492
>> I would have your feedback to this.
>> Personally I support the approach as given the proposal is quite
>> extensive and specific for medical domain.
>> Maybe you will find this discussions about extension mechanism also
>> interesting:  http://schema.org/docs/extension.html
>> PS: Rob and Dave , I know you moved from initial positions/company. Are
>> you still willing to contribute? If no, can you forward this to a colleague
>> or recommend one in your previous positions/company?
>> Best Regards,
>> Marc
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