Document Source

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The Document Source Actor is the producer documents. It is responsible for sending documents and metadata to recipient.

Responsibilities in Profiles

The responsibilities placed on this actor in the context of each Profile is summarized here. For the actual specifications, refer to the Technical Framework.

A system that supports an Actor does not have to meet the requirements in any given Profile unless the system claims support of that Profile in the product Integration Statement.

Cross Enterprise Document Sharing (XDS)

This Profile depends on the actor to:

  • submit documents and associated metadata to a Document Repository,
  • submit a document as an addendum to another document already in the registry/repository,
  • submit a document as a transformation of another document already in the registry/repository,
  • create a folder,
  • add one or more documents to a folder.

Cross Enterprise Document Reliable Interchange (XDR)

This Profile depends on the actor to:

  • submit documents and associated metadata to a Document Recipient.

See Also

This actor is often grouped with: Content Creator, Patient Demographics Consumer, Patient Identifier Cross-reference Consumer, Client Authentication Agent, Secure Node, Time Client

This page is based on the Actor Template