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Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (pronounced 'fire') is the newest specification from the HL7 organization. It aims to modernize the exchange of healthcare data with web development industry standard technologies such as RESTful Web Services, JSON/XML, OAuth and consistent query formatting to provide resources via standardized URLs. FHIR encourages fast integration by third-party vendors while allowing extensibility to support individual specifications.

As the adoption of FHIR increases across the healthcare industry, there is a growing demand for domain experts with proven implementation experience.

We offer complete FHIR implementation consulting services, improving the level of healthcare interoperability across organizations.

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Learn more about FHIR and the Technology Stack

Previous HL7 versions are based on antiquated practices and technologies lacking in essential functionality. The goal of FHIR is to standardize and exchange healthcare data using modern web application technologies including:


SMART on FHIRThe goal of SMART on FHIR is to foster a community for app development in healthcare that meets high standards for security and privacy. It provides standardized methods of authentication and authorization to ensure that the users of applications have access to the appropriate information, given the context of organization, clinician or patient.

FHIR Genomics

The advent of Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) and other initiatives across healthcare have created a growing need to exchange genomics along with healthcare data. The intersection of genomics and electronic health records creates new opportunities to research and understand the relationship between health issues and differences in each individual's genes. The latest version of FHIR tackles the technological challenges of this task with FHIR Genomics.

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The biggest interoperability holdup? There's no business case for it ...

Nov 26, 2017 ... As FHIR has advanced and proven successful to connect disparate EHRs, Jaffe said a lack of a uniformed patient identifier has proved challenging. “We have a lack of clarity in the meaning of the words we use,” said Jaffe. “If we're having a conversation, you may not hear it correctly. But you may still understand me even  ...

Is health IT really ready for a FHIR takeover? | Healthcare IT News

Nov 20, 2017 ... FHIR (HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is quickly becoming the foundation for the future of interoperability. The FHIR standard has the ... In fact, this was the first use we tackled at InterSystems – pulling V2 messages or CDA documents apart and storing them transiently as FHIR resources. Using FHIR as a ...

The Standard | The Official Blog of HL7

Nov 19, 2017 ... HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), which has been enthusiastically embraced, is an exception. FHIR is in the limelight and is being adopted at an unprecedented rate. However, FHIR also has two other sister- standards that aren't getting the attention they deserve: Clinical Quality Language (CQL) and ...

New precision medicine tools mean CIOs have to push them into the ...

Nov 13, 2017 ... “The emergence of standards for extending clinical systems, such as FHIR and SMART, provides an opportunity to incorporate this functionality at a lower cost and with less disruption.” [Also: Precision medicine clinical decision support system bests oncologists at picking cancer treatment]. Precision medicine in clinical ...