April 02, 2013
Making good on its promise, Health Level Seven International's primary standards and other intellectual property are now available to license at no cost. The decision represents HL7's commitment to the betterment of healthcare worldwide by ensuring that all stakeholders have equal access to its HIT standards, officials said.
January 30, 2013
Interoperability is a lynchpin for health IT advancement, yet it is lacking, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) told the audience at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology 2012 Annual Meeting, Dec. 12 in Washington, DC.
January 25, 2013
Standards group Health Level Seven International (HL7) has formed the Clinical Quality Information Work Group. HL7 plans to offer more education to providers and the new work group will offer leadership in the development of standards artifacts and educational content to all stakeholders involved in quality measurement efforts.
January 01, 2013
Hospitals can have hundreds of IT systems. Vendors have built proprietary databases. Not everyone follows the same standards. Health systems fear sharing data with competitors. Policymakers have not focused on health information exchange or EHR usability.
November 08, 2012
An expert panel at the just-concluded American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium in Chicago discusses why interoperability in healthcare remains elusive.
September 05, 2012
Standards organization Health Level Seven International (HL7), will make much of its intellectual property, including standards, available free under licensing terms.
May 17, 2012
Health Level Seven International (HL7) announced the inception of its pilot membership program and launched a website aimed at increasing caregivers' participation in the development of electronic health record (EHR) standards.
March 13, 2012
At HIMSS12 this past month, Health Level Seven International (HL7) announced a pilot program that will offer some of its intellectual property, free of charge, in an effort to spur further EHR implementations.
March 08, 2012
HL7: not just for IT anymore. That thinking is the catalyst behind a triptych of recent moves designed to open the standards process up to more health professionals, notably caregivers.
February 24, 2012
At HIMSS12 this week, Health Level Seven International (HL7) announced a pilot program that will offer some of its intellectual property, free of charge, in an effort to spur further EHR implementations.
May 31, 2011
Health Level Seven® International (HL7), the global authority for interoperability and standards in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced the appointment of Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, director of the Office of Interoperability and Standards, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), to the HL7 Board of Directors.
May 06, 2010
Standards organization Health Level Seven International is urging the United Sates to move full speed ahead with its programs for the voluntary certification of health information technology – with what the group calls "reasonable and important modifications."
April 15, 2010
Standards organization Health Level Seven International is urging the United States to move full speed ahead with its programs for the voluntary certification of health information technology - with what the group calls "reasonable and important modifications."
October 09, 2009
Health Level Seven, the global authority on standards for interoperability of health information technology with members in 57 countries, has added Hong Kong to its growing number of more than 30 affiliates.
September 11, 2009
Health Level Seven (HL7), a global organization that sets standards for interoperability of health information technology with members in 57 countries, announced Thursday the addition of HL7 Russia to its growing number of affiliates.
April 07, 2009
Charles Jaffe, MD and John Quinn of Health Level Seven sit down to discuss healthcare IT standards with Editor Bernie Monegain in this podcast from HIMSS09 in Chicago.
March 14, 2007
ANN ARBOR, MI – In its 20-year history, Health Level 7 never had a CEO. But sensing the growing need for a goodwill ambassador, the HL7 board of directors pursued – and, a...