David Hancock said interoperability is “nowhere near” where it needed to be, highlighting “late and incomplete” standards definitions from the NHS.
InterSystems is making its HL7 FHIR integration components free to NHS customers through its Health Connect integration platform.
Cerner’s Ignite APIs for Millennium will allow the trust to integrate third-party applications with its Millenium electronic patient record system.
An analysis of health IT data in the US suggests that the country is approaching a ‘turning point’ in the implementation of interoperable standards.
Bristol City Council is using a Care Connect FHIR API to link its substance abuse management system with the city’s shared care record programme.
Technical leaders from across the healthcare sector gathered to discuss how the NHS might begin to untangle interoperability challenges at Digital Health’s Leadership Summit this month.
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.
The NHS needs to use international IT standards if it is to make the most of the current drive towards more integrated care, the chair of IHE UK has argued.
A summit on healthcare IT systems interoperability, organised by IHE UK and the European Antilope programme, urged health to learn from the mobile industry when it comes to making progress with standards. Lyn Whitfield reports.
Health Level Seven International has announced that it is going to make its standards for the electronic exchange of health information free from 2013.