FHIR Resources

Resources are the data packages used to send or receive data from a FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More repository. With STU-3, Standard for Trial Use, release 3 of FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More, there are currently 92 resources defined. The HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More organization wants enough resources to handle 80% of the healthcare workflows, but does not want so many that the standard would become too complex.

Resources are meant to capture a meaningful amount of data. For example, the following table provides examples of what would be, and would not be, a FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More resource. Things like patient demographic data or allergies provide the perfect amount of data. For those familiar with HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More V2 messaging, a resource would typically contain about the same amount of data as a segment in a HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More V2 message.

The data housed within resources is broken out into four parts, in the following order:

  • Metadata – Contains details about the resource, such as when it was last updated.
  • Narrative – Contains XHTML so that the resource can be read in browsers without having to parse apart all the data
  • Extensions – Used to include data that is not part of the defined structure of the resource
  • Elements – Contains the structured data of the resource

 

FHIR Primer

Learn more about FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... MoreFHIR Primer The resource for healthcare providers

Dave Shaver, Co-Chair of the HL7 FHIRFHIR stands for Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resource. This emerging standard combines the best fea... More Governance Board, provides an in-depth look at how FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More will impact the future of health data exchange, including:

  • What differentiates FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More from other Health Standards?
  • Where might FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More be used?
  • Where does FHIRAn HL7 standard that is short for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and pronounced “Fire... More go from here?

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