HL7 delivers healthcare interoperability standards

Health Level Seven® International (HL7®) is the global authority on standards for
interoperability of health technology with members in over 55 countries.

By joining HL7 UK, you gain access to our standards community,

and help us to create the best and most widely used standards in healthcare.

HL7 UK CDA on FHIR Ballot March 2017

HL7 UK invites members to take part in an "Informative Ballot" on FHIR profiles developed by NHS Digital for "FHIR Documents". Please see the linked document for details and how to take part. The ballot comment sheet can be found here

IHTSDO renamed to SNOMED, and moves to London

Now to be known simply as SNOMED International, the not-for-profit terminology organisation has announced that it is relocating. Click for more information.

HL7 UK Training Dates for Spring 2017

HL7 UK have training dates scheduled for spring 2017.  FHIR training is scheduled for 23rd - 24th May, DICOM/IHE/HL7 Standards Overview is on the 25th May, HL7 Version 2 training is scheduled for the 6th - 7th June and IHE/XDS is on the 8th - 9th June.  All courses are being held in London and are currently on our early-bird rate of 20% discount.  For course details, further information and online booking please follow this link.

InteropSummit 2017

Would you like to learn more about healthcare interoperability and how to unlock NHS data silos and improve patient safety?  HL7 UK is a partner in the UK's inaugural InteropSummit, taking place in March 2017 (more details on this link). If you are frontline health or care staff aspiring to become a digital eHealth expert,  CCIO, CIO (or equivalent), software developer or supplier wishing to design interoperability systems register here.

FHIR: Fast Healthcare Interoperability Meeting

On the 28th September HL7 UK  held a FHIR Forum at the BCS offices in London. The forum explored how HL7 FHIR is changing and enabling information sharing. Linked here are the presentations that were given at the meeting. 

SNOMED CT Interoperability Forum

HL7 UK held an Interoperability Forum on the 8th November, hosted by Elsevier Clinical Solutions in London. This Forum took an in-depth interdisciplinary look at techniques involved in reusing data that uses SNOMED CT. Full details of this event and presentations are available to members at this link. 

HL7 Introduces FHIR Trademark Policy and Reiterates Existing Trademark Policies

Health Level Seven International have reissued their trademark policy.  If you use any HL7 branding in your marketing, you need to use the appropriate trademark symbols. This is particularly important when you are using FHIR or the [FLAME DESIGN]. For the full details of HL7 International’s trademark policy follow this link.
There is a separate policy for FHIR and the [FLAME DESIGN] linked here.

HL7 UK AGM and Interoperability Forum - 22nd June - London

HL7 UK held their AGM and an Interoperability Forum on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 at the NCVO, London.  This was a FREE event for members.  There were presentations on a variety of projects and topics relevant to IT Healthcare and the HL7 standards, some of the presentations are posted on the site for members to view.  Follow this link to see details of the event.  

HL7 FHIR APIs and the Argonaut Project

HL7 FHIR APIs and the Argonaut Project. What do they mean to the UK and Healthcare IT? See details from a recent joint event run by HL7 UK with BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT.

HL7 FHIR Team announces the publication of DSTU 2

The FHIR team is pleased to announce that FHIR DSTU is now published. The 2nd DSTU is an extensive rewrite of all parts of the specification. For more information and links to relevant and related sites, follow this link.

HL7 UK FHIR Forum Email List

An open email list has been set up for those interested in FHIR. This is also where the HL7 UK FHIR Forum will discuss issues, and send out notifications. Sign up to the email list via this link.

HL7 UK FHIR and FHIR Hack Days

A FHIR Wiki has been set up for use by interested parties. To find out how to access the FHIR Wiki and for more information on FHIR follow this link.



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