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AI Talk: HIPAA, privacy, online harms and ancient texts

April 12th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… HIPAA-compliant Alexa, Google I saw an article in Geek Wire about Alexa becoming Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) privacy rule compliant. It indeed has, as […]

Terminologies: Critical, but often deferred in FHIR application development

February 8th, 2019 / By Tosh Kartchner, RN

The Health Level 7 (HL7) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard is getting widespread support and gathering momentum in adoption. In compliance with this standard, we’ve developed FHIR-compliant Application Programming […]

Focusing on CIMI: Getting the most out of the HL7 Working Group Meeting

November 30th, 2018 / By Michael Denton, RN, MS

The September 2018 Health Level 7 (HL7) international working group meeting was held in Baltimore, Maryland and was packed full of user tutorials and learning sessions. Because this was my […]

Teleradiology: More than a phone call

June 6th, 2018 / By Treena Hansen

Teleradiology is the sending of radiological patient images and reports in multiple modalities from one location to another, for the purpose of sharing studies and results with other radiologists and physicians. […]

Implementing a FHIR terminology server

May 4th, 2018 / By John Ho

The Health Level 7 (HL7) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard specifies how healthcare data can be exchanged, with the goal of improving interoperability.  We have been implementing FHIR compliant […]

What to expect at the HL7 working group meeting: A first timer’s experience

March 2nd, 2018 / By Jacee Robison, RN, MS

Recently, I attended the Health Level 7 (HL7) Working Group Meeting in New Orleans for the first time. HL7 is a widely adopted, international healthcare messaging standard, established through consensus […]

Progress on standardizing nutrition data in the EHR: An interview

December 20th, 2017 / By Mary Zeigle, MS

Nutrition is integral to optimal health and the practice of nutrition care is woven throughout the systems that treat and facilitate health care.   Effective systems for acute care and primary […]

How I learned HL7 FHIR as a clinician without losing my mind

December 8th, 2017 / By Rachael Howe, RN, MS

The Health Level 7 (HL7) FHIR is a new interoperability standard for exchanging healthcare data. HL7 monitors implementations of FHIR and continually works to improve the specifications, in addition to […]

Advancing informatics: Experiencing AMIA for the first time

November 27th, 2017 / By Jacee Robison, RN, MS

This November I attended the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Conference for the first time. After graduating this past May with a Masters in Nursing Informatics from the University of […]

Report from the FHIR Connectathon at the HL7: September 2017 Working Group Meeting

October 27th, 2017 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

About a year ago, I wrote a blog about the convergence of two HL7 standards: Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI) and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). I attended the HL7 […]

Unintended consequences of new technologies in health care – thoughts on blockchains, part one

January 27th, 2017 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

Many of you might have read the recent findings by researchers Isao Echizen et al. from the National Institute of Informatics (NII) of Japan that it is possible to copy […]

Reflections and predictions from the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium

December 14th, 2016 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

The premier medical informatics event of the year, the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium, had many excellent talks that caught my interest. The one that myself and the audience liked most, […]