Texas Consent Management Services Whitepaper


This tool is intended to define and describe the primary design of the Texas Health Services Authority’s (THSA’s) proposed Texas state‐level consent architecture. Although legal issues are discussed, this paper was written by, and for, lay people and should not be construed as legal advice. 


  • Target Audience
  • Scope
  • Context
  • Problem Statement
  • Priority Use Cases
  • High Level Components
  • Detailed Components
  • State-Wide Consent Vocabulary
  • Consent Toolkit
  • Key Standards Used
  • Detailed Use Case Diagrams
  • Business Rules
  • XDS Mechanics/Metadata
  • Enabling Local HIEs
  • The Future
  • Summary
Contact Person/Organization: 

Texas Health Services Authority

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Publication Date: 

Texas Health Services Authority - The Texas Approach

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