The MedBiquitous Technical Steering Committee creates documents to guide the development of MedBiquitous standards to ensure their compatibility and interoperability. In addition, the Technical Steering Committee and MedBiquitous Working Groups create guidelines for those wishing to implement broader industry standards relevant to healthcare education. These documents require the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- The Application Programming Interface Architecture provides consistent definitions, structures, relationships and rules for the development of MedBiquitous APIs, ensuring they are easy to implement.
- The Content Syndication Guidelines provide recommendations for those wishing to use Atom or Really Simple Syndication (RSS) for creating Internet-based content feeds and podcasts. (PDF, 492 KB)
- The Guidelines for Transmitting Binary Attachments provides general guidelines for those wishing to transmit binary attachments to support XML documents. (PDF, 186 KB)
- MedBiquitous Journal-based Continuing Education Guidelines provide pedagogical, process, and technical recommendations for those organizations interested in implementing online journal CE and CME. (PDF, 413 KB)
- Knowing When to REST: Simple Object Access Protocol vs. Representational State Transfercompares two poular approaches to Web services and outlines when it is appropriate to use each. (PDF, 69 KB)
- The REST Web Service Design Guidelines provide recommendations for leveraging Representational State Transfer to develop Web services. (PDF, 113 KB)
- The Single Sign On Guidelines provide recommendations for those interested in using a consistent, standards-based approach to single sign on across their enterprise and across organizations. (PDF, 39 KB)
- The Web Services Design Guidelines provide a consistent approach to Web services development that facilitates interoperability among disparate systems and compatibility with Web Services Interoperability recommendations. (PDF, 92 KB)
- The XML Design Guidelines provide a consistent approach to XML schema development that maximizes reusability of components. (PDF, 100 KB)