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Introduction

Welcome to the FHIR® wiki - the home for the FHIR development team.

If you're looking for the FHIR specification, you can find it here: http://hl7.org/fhir

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Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR, pronounced "Fire") defines a set of "Resources" that represent granular clinical concepts. The resources can be managed in isolation, or aggregated into complex documents. This flexibility offers coherent solutions for a range of interoperability problems. The simple direct definitions of the resources are based on thorough requirements gathering, formal analysis and extensive cross-mapping to other relevant standards. A workflow management layer provides support for designing, procuring, and integrating solutions. Technically, FHIR is designed for the web; the resources are based on simple XML, with an http-based RESTful protocol where each resource has predictable URL. Where possible, open internet standards are used for data representation.

FHIR® is a registered HL7 Trademark.

In addition to the FHIR specification, you may also find it useful to consult the FHIR FAQ which addresses questions from both business and technical perspectives

Agendas

FHIR Development Links

FHIR development discussions take place on the FHIR email list FHIR email list subscription instructions, and here on this wiki:

Governance

Hot Topics

The following discussions are likely to be of interest to most FHIR participants

Implementation Resources

Workgroup pages