Documentation, Informaiton & Knowledge ›› 2024, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (2): 13-17.doi: 10.13366/j.dik.2024.02.013

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The Connotation, Value and Application of Data Elements in the Healthcare Field

ZHU Qinghua, WANG Xi, ZHAO Yuxiang   

  1. School of Information Management, Nanjing University, Nanjing,210023
  • Online:2024-03-10 Published:2024-05-14
  • Contact: Correspondence should be addressed to WANG Xi, Email:, ORCID: 0000-0002-9675-4311
  • Supported by:
    This is an outcome of the Major Project "Research on the Construction of Data Resources Framework for the Smart Aging in Healthy China Initiatives"(22&ZD327)supported by National Social Science Foundation of China.

Abstract: "The 'Data Elements ×' Three-Year Action Plan(2024—2026)", jointly issued by seventeen national departments, has attracted wide attention from the society. This article firstly examines the core issues, classification and significance of data elements in the healthcare field. Furthermore, the key strategies to promote the integration and innovative use of healthcare data are proposed, including enhancing the collection of healthcare data through technological empowerment, advancing the integration and standardization of healthcare data, promoting the openness and sharing of healthcare data, and strengthening the security protection of healthcare data.

Key words: Healthcare field, Data elements, Data standardization, Data openness and sharing, Data security