Health Level 7 International (HL7)

Howard Messing
By Skip Snow 10:29 am December 10, 2015
Howard Messing has been with MEDITECH since 1974, when he joined as a developer. As CEO, he sees the healthcare industry entering a pivotal moment, making big strides toward mobility, interoperability and value-based care.
By Bernie Monegain 10:30 am November 02, 2015
There's nothing like a developer event to get the crowd fired up. At least that's how the hosts and the keynote speaker at the FHIRWorks' event at the Epic campus last week described it.
Startup concept illustration
By Bernie Monegain 09:50 am October 20, 2015
Seven engineers from Madison, Wisconsin, all of them former employees of healthcare EHR giant Epic Systems, have landed $3.5 million for their software startup Redox.
By Don Yish 10:42 am July 16, 2015
The healthcare industry can be prone to overuse -- and sometimes misuse -- of buzzwords and acronyms. From "population health management" to "interoperability," it's worth unpacking what these terms really mean.
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am June 22, 2015
Writing in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association this past week, two health IT researchers put forth five use cases that help define what an "open" electronic health record should really look like.
By Tom Sullivan 10:44 am May 18, 2015
Around the turn of this century, a saying popped up in certain IT circles: We're all going to agree on specification and compete on implementation. When health IT vendors start adopting and implementing HL7's FHIR spec, things could start to get interesting.
By Gus Venditto 04:17 pm April 15, 2015
Breakthroughs in genetic research represent an exciting frontier for medicine. But in these early stages, the need for more clinical data is clear.
books with stethoscope
By Gus Venditto 06:55 pm April 13, 2015
We live in a time when X-rays are delivered to clinicians within minutes and text messages deliver diagnostic alerts within seconds.
By Frank Irving 06:50 pm April 13, 2015
If you haven't yet heard of FHIR (pronounced - fire), an open data interoperability standard being developed by HL7, you will soon.
By Rick Cook 08:08 am March 30, 2015
It appears that FHIR is about to blaze through healthcare. At HIMSS15, HL7 will be demonstrating the latest version of its next-generation standards framework for healthcare.

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