HL7® Definition

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TS: Time Stamp

Contains the exact time of an event, including the date and time. The date portion of a time stamp follows the rules of a date field and the time portion follows the rules of a time field. The time zone (+/-ZZZZ) is represented as +/-HHMM offset from UCT (formerly Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)), where +0000 or -0000 both represent UCT (without offset). The specific data representations used in the HL7 encoding rules are compatible with ISO 8824-1987(E).

TS.10STOTime Of An Event

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