From Healthcare IT News:

“First of all, the key that separates FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire”. The standard defines a set of “Resources” that represent granular clinical concepts. The resources provide flexibility for a range of healthca... More from some of the other standards is that it was created from the start for the implementation community,” Charles Jaffe said. “The focus has been around making their process faster, cheaper and incrementally easier.”

“This provides data access for everyone in the healthcare continuum,” Jaffe said. “And it works out-of-the-box.”

The session “HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to author consensus-based standards representing a board view from healthcare system stakeholders. HL7 has compiled a collection of message form... More ArgonautThe Argonaut Project addresses the recommendations of the JASON Task Force, a joint task force of the ONC‘s HIT Standards and Policy Committees and is a joint project between HL7 International and several vendor and provider organizations. The purp... More Project: One Year Later,” is slated for Wednesday, March 3, 2016 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm in the Sands Expo Convention Center Rock of Ages Theater.

A good opportunity to hear about some advancements being made in FHIR adoption.

Dave Shaver, our CTO and co-chair of the HL7 FHIRFHIR stands for Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resource. This emerging standard combines the best features of HL7 V2, HL7 V3, and CDA, while leveraging the latest web service technologies. The design of FHIR is based on RESTful web services. With REST... More Governance Committee, will also be giving FHIR updates at our booth #3408. Dave's presentation schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, March 1 | 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 2 | 10:30 AM and 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 3 | 10:30 AM
If you would like to see how Corepoint Integration Engine uses RESTful web services to exchange health data, simply schedule a time using this form: corepointhealth.com/himss.
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