FHIR

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Full Title or Meme

  • FHIR (Fast Health Interoperability Resources) is designed to enable information exchange to support the provision of healthcare in a wide variety of settings.
  • Pronounced "fire"

Context

Problems

Healthcare data for patients has been stored on desparate networks that could not interchange data which left patients without a permanent health record as the moved across the states.

Solutions

A FHIR Sandbox for InterSystems is now operational. https://www.healthit.gov/techlab/ipg/node/4/submission/2231

References