The metadata, or extra information about data, that can help answer questions such as when and who created the data.

Data Element

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Network Address
Description
Network Address where dataset or data element was originated (collected, captured, sourced), updated, verified, attested, transformed... Provenance set includes the who, what, when, where and why as metadata for USCDI data classes and data elements. Network Address is part of “where”. Network Address must be associated with each USCDI dataset or data element that has a unique provenance set. Occurs when data is originated (captured, collected or sourced), updated, verified, attested, transformed (e.g., to/from exchange artifact such as HL7 v2 message, document or FHIR resource instance). Note that Network Address is intrinsic to what the source EHR/HIT system already knows, thus it does not require extra data collection (burden) by the clinician or other end user.

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