The Security workgroup is looking at the FHIR datatype for Signature, specifically the use-cases where the one signing is not the one that the agreement or contract is about. For example when a parent signs for an infant child, or a guardian signs for an individual, or where an individual signs for an organization.

We look to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) as one use-case for the use of On-Behalf-Of, as it is a long-standing and proven case where this is needed and has been used. ....

Read more »