Review of Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of HEART Specifications


The OpenID HEART Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts:

  • Health Relationship Trust Profile for OAuth 2.0
  • Health Relationship Trust Profile for OpenID Connect 1.0
  • Health Relationship Trust Profile for User Managed Access 1.0

An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the 45-day public review period for the specification drafts in accordance with the OpenID Foundation IPR policies and procedures. This review period will end on Sunday, January 24th, 2016. Unless issues are identified during the review that the working group believes must be addressed by revising the drafts, this review period will be followed by a seven-day voting period beginning on Monday, January 25th, 2016 during which OpenID Foundation members will vote on whether to approve these drafts as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts. For the convenience of members, voting may begin up to two weeks before Monday, January 25th, with the voting period still ending on Monday, February 1st, 2016.

The specifications are available at:

The HEART working group page is http://openid.net/wg/heart/. Information on joining the OpenID Foundation can be found at https://openid.net/foundation/members/registration. If you’re not a current OpenID Foundation member, please consider joining to participate in the approval vote.

You can send feedback on the specifications in a way that enables the working group to act upon your feedback by (1) signing the contribution agreement at http://openid.net/intellectual-property/ to join the working group (please specify that you are joining the “HEART” working group on your contribution agreement), (2) joining the working group mailing list at http://lists.openid.net/mailman/listinfo/openid-specs-heart, and (3) sending your feedback to the list.

— Michael B. Jones – OpenID Foundation Board Secretary