Unity of language is crucial when developing highly interoperable connectors. Therefore it is very important to define what terminology ZorgDomein uses in its interfaces. Named attributes like coded concepts and identifiers are used In several places in the specifications of ZorgDomein Integrator. Where possible we have tried to implement existing international and national code and name systems like SNOMED, ICPC and systems defined in the context of several information standards defined by Nictiz.

However in some places those standardized systems are not sufficient to cover ZorgDomein specific terms. The terminology section aims to provide unambiguous definitions for those terms. These terms are divided into the following groups: