For the current state of RIM-based HL7 standards XML schema is a necessary ingredient.
Archives for December, 2011
by Wes Rishel | December 31, 2011 | 2 Comments
by Wes Rishel | December 28, 2011 | 6 Comments
Although some ascribe sainted status to XML schema, it doesn’t provide enough value to compensate for the practical difficulties it creates, not the least of which is blocking an evolution towards JSON.
by Wes Rishel | December 15, 2011 | 7 Comments
I strongly urge HL7 NOT to take a preemptive, doctrinaire “not invented here” position with respect to CIMI until the actual value of CIMI work product can be evaluated.
by Wes Rishel | December 13, 2011 | 3 Comments
The Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI) is a small group of volunteers that are working to consolidate the detailed clinical models of various groups in a way that could be adapted to meet the needs of health IT standards groups.
by Wes Rishel | December 8, 2011 | 3 Comments
On Wednesday the California Healthcare Foundation published Request for Proposals: Using Electronic Data Standards to Communicate Laboratory Orders. CHCF actually lives up to an important but seldom-followed precept of standards: producing a spec is only the start of getting a working standard. Someone has to nurse it through initial implementations, reflect on the lessons learned [...]