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Blog posts tagged with FHIR

  • What’s happening with FHIR®? 2

    Jeff Danford
    March 15, 2017

    Since we posted our beginner’s guide to Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) more than a year ago, we’ve seen a lot of change with this standard for health data exchange. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers. Read more…

  • Working Together: Our best option to improve C-CDA Content

    George E Cole Jr
    December 01, 2016

    Most people have heard of HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) Connectathon events, as well as IHE North America and European Connectathon events, which focus on testing the interoperability of solutions. But did you know that one of the most important content efforts – improving C-CDA® (Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture) documents – is also underway? Read more…

  • Safer medications, FHIR and more in the new issue of Continuum magazine

    Tom Lynch
    June 09, 2016

    Readers have responded with interest to our new magazine, Continuum. Created for healthcare professionals, it features industry insights and Allscripts client success stories. In the 2Q 2016 issue, you’ll find articles that address some of healthcare IT’s most pressing questions: How can we help deliver safer medications? Teams of clinicians at Atlantic General Hospital Read more…

  • Preparing for interoperability? More information you need to know about FHIR

    George E Cole
    February 09, 2016

    How does FHIR relate to the API requirement for 2015 certification? To achieve 2015 certification, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) requires EHRs to be able to retrieve patient data using APIs. ONC did not specify FHIR as a requirement for the API certification, categorizing FHIR in the 2016 Draft Interoperability Standards Advisory as piloted with low adoption. However, ONC’s documentation reflects FHIR in its phrasing and direction, so it’s clear that ONC is generally supportive of the evolving standard. Read more…

  • Q&A: A beginner’s guide to FHIR 1

    George E Cole Jr
    January 06, 2016

    Interest in FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is growing as the standard for exchanging healthcare information takes shape. What is it and what will it mean for healthcare providers? Here are some frequently asked questions and answers. Read more…

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