What is Corepoint doing to support 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? And how critical is it that engine vendors, such as Corepoint, support the creation of the specification?
Answer from 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 Board Co-Chair and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver:
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Great question. Corepoint Health is trying to provide education, be it at trade shows, or webinars like this that are a little more accessible. We're constantly involved in the community of 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. I personally serve as the co-chair of the FHIR governance board. I'm one of the longstanding members of the FHIR community.
We're very supportive in trying to get a better way to exchange information in health care, and I think that's pretty critical. It's one thing to add enough functionality to your engine to support FHIR, it's another to really be involved in the creation of FHIR.
Our version 6.1 release of Corepoint Integration Engine, which is coming out later summer, will include support for REST-based web services and the ability to exchange using FHIR. So if you're Corepoint customer, you'll see those exciting updates this summer.