InterSystems makes HL7 FHIR integration components free to NHS customers

InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, has committed to making all NHS HL7 FHIR profiles available to NHS customers, as part of their long-standing commitment to interoperability. FHIR is an international standard for exchanging information between systems, developed by HL7 International. It is being used alongside other standards in a number of national […]

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HHS announces interoperability innovation awardees for FHIR scalability, patient engagement

Two interoperability projects will get a funding boost from the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology, or LEAP in Health IT program, launched by the The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information IT. WHY IT MATTERS The LEAP in Health IT awardees will get address fast emerging and future challenges to advance the development and use […]

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HIMSS19 keynoters challenge private sector to keep pace with FHIR, open APIs

ORLANDO – HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf of Tuesday outlined the most pressing challenges healthcare in America and other countries face today. Those are an aging population, the chronic disease burden, geographic displacement, a lack of actionable information, challenged funding systems, increasingly demanding consumers and growing staff shortages. “That demands we use digital health as a great equalizer that allows each […]

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