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What is FHIR?

It is a standard for health care data exchange, published by HL7. Interoperability protocol that qualifies for MACRA and 21st Century Cures laws.
FHIR is a tool in the Healthcare category of a tech stack.

Who uses FHIR?

Companies
5 companies reportedly use FHIR in their tech stacks, including node-on-fhir, Sami, and Vantage Health.

Developers
28 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FHIR.

FHIR's Features

  • Data Types
  • Standardized APIs
  • Value Sets

FHIR Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to FHIR?
REST
An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
JSON
JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language.
Google Cloud Healthcare API
Bridges the gap between care systems and applications built on Google Cloud. By supporting standards-based data formats and protocols of existing healthcare technologies.
NextGen Connect
It is a cross-platform interface engine used in the healthcare industry that enables the management of information using bi-directional sending of many types of messages. The primary use of this interface engine is in healthcare.
OpenEMPI
In order for an organization to be able to aggregate and manage clinical data on behalf of a patient, it is of utmost importance that the organization is able to accurately identify distinct patients whose data is collected across multiple sources. The presence of duplicate patient demographic records in a system introduces many inefficiencies and costs to an organization. Various industry studies have concluded that the rate of duplicate records in a typical Electronic Medical Record system ranges between 5 and 20 percent of all patient records. By using OpenEMPI, an organization can quickly and accurately identify and resolve duplicate records in their systems, resulting in improved quality of care and considerable cost savings.
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FHIR's Followers
24 developers follow FHIR to keep up with related blogs and decisions.