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The HL7 UK eZine

The eZine was launched in 2007 as part of HL7 UKs communications programme designed to help HL7 UK Members stay in touch with all the latest news, events and developments in healthcare interoperability.

Summer 2010 Issue...>> (Released 07 July 2010)

Highlights include:

  • Notes from the Chair - Charlie Bishop discusses the current issues facing HL7 UK and HL7 Affiliates
  • HL7 May Working Group Meeting Report from HL7 TSC Chair Charlie McCay
  • Ann Wrightson, Technical Committee Chair, reports on Version 2 UK Profile A.3, the CFH Interoperability Toolkit, CTS2 and SOA.
  • Mapping in the Clear Light of Day - Robert Worden reports on Semantic Mapping and Neutral Mapping Notation.
  • Laura Sato on the Logical Record Architecture
  • News from HL7 UK AGM
  • HL7 UK Events

For future publications please send any contributions to ezine@lists.hl7.org.uk
Articles, letters etc from members are very welcome.


Winter 2009 Issue...>> (Released 09 December 2009)

  • HL7 UK 2010 Conference "Healthcare Connections - the next decade"
  • Notes from the Chair - Charlie Bishop
  • Consistently Improving -a look at the work to drive consistency between the various HL7v3 product types - Charlie McCay, International TSC Chair
  • HL7 WGM Atlanta 2009, A personal view - articles from Robert Worden and Charlie McCay
  • The "v4" phenomenon - Ann Wrightson, TC Chair
  • One Member One Vote

Spring 2009 Issue...>> (Released 19 February 2009)

  • HL7 UK 2009 Roadshows Case Studies in Integration
  • Notes from the Chair - Rik Smithies
  • HL7.org delivering to stakeholders - Charlie McCay HL7.org TSC Chair
  • Sharing Local Clinical Documents and Images using IHE XDS - Nick Brown, IHE UK
  • January Working Group Meeting - HL7 UK reportback

Autumn 2008 Issue...>> (Released 14 October 2008)

There is a special focus on the international scene in HL7, that is, on HL7.org rather than individual affiliates.  Including: 

  • Personal accounts from Rik Smithies (Chair of HL7 UK) and  from Charlie McCay (Chair of HL7 Technical steering Committee)
  • Tim Benson has contributed a summary of the keynote speeches at the plenary
  • Ann Wrightson reports on the Enterprise Architecture work undertaken by the HL7 Architecture Board in preparation for the WGM.

Spring 2008 Issue...>> (Released 11 March 2008)

Content includes: 

  • Some words from the new HL7 UK Chair
  • Part one of a guide to the standards stack in and around HL7v3
  • Article from HL7 Italia
  • Commentary on the HL7UK2007 Conference
  • News from HSSP (Healthcare Services Specification Project)

Issue 2...>> (Released 6 September 2007)

  • Getting to know CDA 
  • Care Pathways, Decision Support and the new HL7 vMR project 
  • HL7 UK Summer roadshow 
  • Harmonisation in HL7.org - what, why & how 
  • IHE XDS Cross Enterprise Document and Image Sharing in UK Healthcare

Issue 1...>> (28 May 2007)

  • A welcome from the Chair - sets the scene and addresses the issues HL7 faces both in the UK and around the world
  • Making Interoperability Work - Charlie McCay
  • Ballots - Notes from the Technical Committee Chair - Hugh Glover
  • NHS Information Integration Events - HL7 UK launches the first in a series of NHS integration events
  • BT e-Health Awards - calling entries from HL7 UK Members
  • Upcoming Events - what's in the HL7 UK calendar this summer?

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