NHS Digital together with TPP and a system integrator have developed an interoperability infrastructure based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) to exchange first aid reports, discharge letters and outpatient reports with general practitioners.
I note with great amazement that, with few exceptions, we continue to design healthcare applications as “islands in their own right”, but then worry, once the development is over, how to integrate them with other systems.
Every 5-9 years health organisations replace their information system, beginning from zero every time. Continue reading
It is available the roadmap of the HL7 FHIR new version. Let’s see what the main novelties are. Continue reading
After 18 working months, HL7 released the version 4 of FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), object of a normative ballot and will be submitted to ANSI as a standard. Continue reading
As it happens for all new phenomena, a bit confusion and doubts can arise on their real usefulness and how the doctors will accept them. Continue reading