About BRIDG Model

Frequently Asked Questions

last modified:
07/03/2016 - 03:50

The section provides answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the BRIDG model.  You can view each question under the Browse FAQ menu. 

What does BRIDG stand for?

What is the BRIDG Project?

Where do I find the BRIDG Model?

What is the purpose of BRIDG?

Who is the intended audience (user) of BRIDG?

Who is the owner of BRIDG? How are they organized?

What is the history of the BRIDG project?

What is a Domain Information Model (DIM)?

How often is BRIDG updated?

How is BRIDG updated? What is harmonization?

How does the BRIDG Model relate to similar efforts? What is the advantage of BRIDG?

How is the BRIDG model related to HL7 Reference Information Model (RIM)?

Why should I use BRIDG? Why should I get involved? Why should I care?

What information or components are in the BRIDG Model?

How do I read a UML Model?

How do I read an HL7 Model?

What is OWL?

How do I read the OWL representation?

Why does BRIDG have an OWL representation?

How do I navigate through this BRIDG Enterprise Architect Project (EAP) File?

What tools do I need to view the BRIDG Model?

Is there a glossary or dictionary for the BRIDG Model?

Who do I contact with comments and questions about the BRIDG?

How can I influence the BRIDG Model? How do I get involved?

Who is using BRIDG? How?

How much does BRIDG cost?

Is BRIDG copyrighted?

What versions of BRIDG are supported?

How do I know that my project semantics are harmonized with the BRIDG model?

What are Source Tag values in the BRIDG Mapping Spreadsheet document?

Are the BRIDG model concepts tagged with mappings to the project team semantics? How are the tags represented in the BRIDG file?

What are the Alias and Exclude tag names in the BRIDG file?

Can BRIDG Model be used to implement a physical design or generate code?