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FHIR Proposed as Standard API for Healthcare

GE Healthcare is a major Company in the US and has an interest in open data.  In a recent blog they respond to calls for open APIs:

"At GE Healthcare, we would go a step further.  It won't simply be a matter of every vendor publishing its own APIs without reference to common core standards.  Ultimately, having hundreds of non-standard APIs is not much better than having hundreds of non-interoperable Health IT Systems.  We feel it would be better to agree on a common core API for use cases that would benefit from common cross-vendor APIs"

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Last modified 12/08/14