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A Much-Needed Nudge for Stage 2 Interoperability

by Wes Rishel  |  January 6, 2013

The chatter on the HL7 Strucdoc list server this month claims that two EHRs that are fully conform to the HL7 Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) may not interoperate, so the organizations using them could...

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A New Approach to Clinical Interop in Stage 2 Meaningful Use

by Wes Rishel  |  March 19, 2012

The certification regulations associated with Meaningful Use Stage 1 (§ 170.205) called for using the HITSP C32 as the specification for the Continuity of Care Document (CCD). The NPRM for...

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OK, XML Schema Does Earn its Keep in HL7

by Wes Rishel  |  December 31, 2011

In Does XML Schema Earn its Keep? I argued that XML schema was of little use in validating HL7 messages and document, and an obstacle to adopting other, more concise...

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Does XML Schema Earn its Keep?

by Wes Rishel  |  December 28, 2011

Keith Boone continues his campaign to make V3 comprehensible with an excellent post on ordering in XML schema and an idea that could overcome one of the fundamental flaws in...

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HL7's Position on CIMI

by Wes Rishel  |  December 15, 2011

Gary Dickinson raised an important issue in commenting on my post. He said: A fact check might have better served your endorsement of CIMI. First Stan makes the statement that...

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ELINCS: Doing Lab Orders Standards Right

by Wes Rishel  |  December 8, 2011

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:...

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Hope for HL7 Transparency

by Wes Rishel  |  January 22, 2010

Kudos to Motorcycle Guy (aka Keith Boone) for Implementation Technology Specifications. It puts in context four separate efforts to simplify the XML representation of clinical information in HL7 Version 3...

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Further on the US Healthcare IT Standards Debate

by Wes Rishel  |  November 9, 2009

In A Singular Opportunity for Health Interoperability I summarized a metaphor based on the Web standards HTTP and HTML which was "get HL7 and other SDOs out of the HTTP...

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A Singular Opportunity for Health Interoperability

by Wes Rishel  |  November 2, 2009

Sean Nolan of Microsoft just published a finding from the HIT Standards Committee testimony on implementation last Thursday. See his blog item  Hey -- was that just an HIT Standards...

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Healthcare Interop and the ARRA: Hope Happens

by Wes Rishel  |  February 16, 2009

For a while, we will all be trying to estimate how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) will impact our bailiwicks. On list servers some writers read...

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