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.

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.

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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