Earlier this month, members of the Regenstrief Institute demonstrated the potential for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) to aggregate and merge patient health data from separate data sources.
“The shift toward more patient access to their record and the provider community being more comfortable with that — it’s simply a matter of a generation,” Regenstrief Institute investigator and Clem McDonald Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Indiana University School of Medicine Titus Schleyer, MD, PhD, told HealthITInteorperability.com.
“When you think of millennials who don’t know anything but having access to all their data everywhere,” he continued. “When they start flooding the healthcare system and the more established physicians get washed out, it is going to reach a different equilibrium than what we have now.”
Over the past 3 years, An 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 has started to open eyes in the industry to what modern health data interoperability can look like… and the first normative edition of FHIR hasn’t even been released by HL7 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 International (release date is rumored to be early 2017).
Our CTO Dave Shaver is heavily involved with bringing FHIR to the marketplace, serving as the chair of the FHIR 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. He was interviewed by Leonard Kish at HIMSS16 about the current progress of the standard, and where it is likely to be adopted first. Take a look: