Archive for the ‘HL7 Standard’ Category
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 by Rob Brull
A new term spreading (almost like fire) through the healthcare interoperability world is HL7 FHIR, pronounced as “fire.” Here are the Top 5 things I think you should know about this upcoming standard many hope will help solve many current issues in interoperability: FHIR stands for Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resource. FHIR combines the best features [...]
Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 by Jon Mertz
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®) made a significant announcement on Sept. 4, 2012. It revealed a “decision to make much of its intellectual property (IP), including standards, freely available under licensing terms.” There are more details to come as to how this will unfold, and the health IT community will need to wait until the [...]
Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 by Rob Brull
There is little doubt that the first time you see the HL7 v3 RIM, or Reference Information Model, it will make you wonder how someone thought that this could make things easier. One of the key thoughts in moving from HL7 v2 to HL7 v3 is that the new v3 would be a model-driven methodology. [...]
Thursday, March 4th, 2010 by Jon Mertz
The number of HL7 interfaces will grow tremendously over the next few years, driven by HITECH and other healthcare interoperability initiatives. This blog post defines what an HL7 interface is and how to work with HL7 messaging in an effective manner.
Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 by Jon Mertz
Changing healthcare standards may not be an option in defining Meaningful Use, but using government-developed software applications may not be the best standard for innovation and achieving results in facilitating high quality patient care and effective healthcare interoperability.
Thursday, December 10th, 2009 by Jon Mertz
Health Level Seven (HL7) organization announced its Electronic Health Record (EHR) System Functional Model Release
1.1 has been published as an international standard by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Friday, December 4th, 2009 by Jeff Zinger
Not surprisingly, the poll results offer some insight into the challenges awaiting greater HL7 v3 implementation. 90% of respondents indicated they most encounter HL7 v2.x.
Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 by Jeff Zinger
We are excited to introduce polling to www.hl7standards.com. You can participate and vote either on the home page or below the sponsor ads. New polls will be added bi-monthly, and the results can be viewed after participating in the poll or clicking the “View Results” link at the bottom of the poll. The current poll [...]
Friday, November 6th, 2009 by Jon Mertz
HL7 Announces Industry’s First Electronic Health Record System (EHR-S) Functional Requirements Standard for Clinical Research
Thursday, September 24th, 2009 by Jon Mertz
HL7 Working Group Meeting Announcements – HL7 Version 2.5 is approved as an international standard and HL7 Volunteers are recognized while new HL7 Board members are elected.