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HISA Webinar – Enabling the Ecosystem with FHIR, ensuring healthcare information is there when you need it

WHEN: May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

WHERE: via GoToWebinar

 

Evidence-based medicine: does the quality of the evidence impact patient care?
Creating a FHIR enabled ecosystem for health information sharing. While it’s important for healthcare providers to have patient information available when delivering care, a lot of the information that gets collected is effectively ‘locked’ up in digital silos at the location it was captured.

Making this data more available (where appropriate) could vastly improve the quality and the convenience of health and wellness in several ways:

  • Assisting care deliverers so they have the information they need when making clinical decisions.
  • Enabling Clinical Decision Support systems to apply clinical reasoning algorithms.
  • Ensuring anonymised use in population-based analytics.

If we can make this information more widely available in a secure ecosystem of information and services, then we’ll enable innovation similar to what has been seen in other domains like finance and travel. This presentation will discuss how HL7 FHIR – and related standards – can make this happen.

Presented by Dr David Hay

Dr David Hay
Product Strategist, Orion Health
MBChB, Medicine, University of Auckland

David is a Product Strategist for Orion Health. He is also active in the international standards community as the chair of HL7® New Zealand and is a co-chair of the FHIR® Management Group, charged with guidance and development of the latest HL7 standard. David graduated from medical school, then moved into the Health IT sector. He has provided outstanding leadership towards helping to create and evangelize the innovative FHIR standard. He currently serves on the Health Information Standards Organization (HISO) committee, which provides technical advice on standards to the New Zealand Digital Advisory Board. He has provided outstanding leadership towards helping to create and evangelize the innovative FHIR standard, and frequently writes about FHIR on his blog fhirblog.com and has developed a range of open source tools widely used to educate and assist the developers of FHIR clinfhir.com.

White paper: FHIR – Sparking innovation in health information-sharing
Video: Dr David Hay speaking about FHIR

 
 

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May 2
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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