Can the road to open platform run alongside closed systems?
I have read with interest the recent blog post by Ewan Davies where he describes the meaning of open platform. Some people are viewing this now as EMR 2.0, quoting Gartner as saying that there has been too much reliance on single vendor closed proprietary systems.
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Predictions for the year ahead: UK digital health leaders on 2017
In the second part of a two-part look ahead to 2017, Digital Health News asked some UK digital health leaders for their predictions for the year to come.
Calling the FHIR brigade
Philip Scott, chair of HL7 UK, discusses the evolution of the HL7 FHIR standard, some projects in which it is being used in the NHS, and how to find out more at a conference this month.
INTEROpen supplier group launched to promote open standards
A supplier-led interoperability group has been launched to promote the exchange of data across healthcare through the adoption of open standards.
Emis Health opens Web to third parties
Emis Health has announced an update to its Emis Web clinical system that will allow it to interoperate with any third party supplier conforming to a published set of open application interfaces.
Geisinger sets SMART apps on FHIR
US healthcare provider, Geisinger Health System, has unveiled an EnrG suite of interoperable software applications, able to link to multiple electronic health records, using common standards.