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.

London Digital Programme at HL7 UK AGM and Interoperability Forum - 20th June

The next HL7 UK Interoperability Forum will be at NCVO, London on Tuesday 20th June. There will be a featured presentation on the wide-ranging London Digital Programme (Healthy London Partnership). This is a great chance to hear about the evolution and technical basis of a flagship UK interoperability project. There are also updates on NHS Digital's FHIR plans, and other UK and international interoperability topics. You are sure to get some inspiration for your own projects, network with peers from the NHS and suppliers, and get valuable insights from UK interop leaders. It is also the HL7 UK Annual General Meeting, which is a short business session within the longer programme. The event is free for HL7 members - non-members are permitted to attend one meeting. To view the agenda and register please see here.

NHS Trusts on FHIR - one day free event in Salford

Heard of HL7 FHIR? Know what it is and why it’s there? And how it will change your job over the next 3 years? If the answer to any of these questions is no, make sure to register for the NHS Trusts on FHIR Event, 8 June 2017, at the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. The event is a collaboration between the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, HL7 UK and Furore Health Informatics.

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.

HL7 2016 Genomics Conference

We have provided for our members, all the presentations made at the HL7 Genomics Conference held in October 2016, on Cancer Genomics, Interoperability and Precision Patient Care. To access the presentations, please follow this link and log in to your HL7 UK account.

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