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Glossary of Terms and Acronyms Related to e-Health

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FHIR Specification, which is a standard for exchanging healthcare information electronically.

Reference: https://www.hl7.org/fhir/overview.html

HL7®FHIR® stands for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources.

  • A data exchange draft standard (Draft Standard for Trial Use – DSTU)

  • Developed and published by Health Level Seven (HL7)

  • Potential to implement without the complexities of the earlier HL7 versions

  • Facilitates real time exchange of data using web technology

Reference: https://www.himss.org/faq-hl7-fhir-and-its-implications

Updated Friday, 06-Mar-2020 09:43:18 CST