Shafarman Consulting uses standard information models, such as the HL7 Reference Information Model (RIM) and the associated bindings of standard terminologies to understand and resolve interoperability issues. Encouraging and enabling the adoption of healthcare information standards that will support regional, national and international cross-enterprise sharing of healthcare data without loss of meaning is also a major focus. Principal Mark Shafarman MS BA has been a member of HL7 for over 20 years and was its Chairman 2004-05.
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Health Level 7 News
HL7 and IHTSDO Renew Collaboration Agreement
Tuesday, 29th November 2016
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®) and the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO®) today announced a new two-year collaboration agreement to support the further adoption of working practices that facilitate the use of IHTSDO's clinical terminology standards with HL7's healthcare information technology standards. This new agreement expands the organizations' collaborative work that began in 2009 and aims to improve healthcare on a global scale by advancing interoperability efforts to facilitate successful implementation.
Health Level Seven Announces New Board Members, Fellows and Volunteer of the Year Awards
Tuesday, 20th September 2016
Health Level Seven® (HL7®) International, the global authority on interoperability of health information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced election results for its Board of Directors at the 30th Annual Plenary and Working Group Meeting in Baltimore, MD. The 2016 HL7 Fellows and the 2016 recipients of the W. Edward Hammond, PhD, Volunteer of the Year Awards were also recognized at the event.
HL7 and OASIS Announce Joint Publication of Implementation Guide to Advance Emergency and Disaster Response
Monday, 19th September 2016
Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Burlington, MA, USA – September 20, 2016 – Health Level Seven® International (HL7®) and OASIS, as a result of their cooperation agreement, today announced that they have published a joint implementation guide to bridge the electronic gap between emergency response and hospital communities, improving emergency patient coordination and ER readiness. The guide, HL7 Version 2.7.1 Implementation Guide: Message Transformations with OASIS Tracking of Emergency Patients (TEP), Release 1 is expected to improve accuracy and timeliness of data exchange between the emergency response community and hospitals, and between care facilities in everyday and disaster situations. It will also eliminate the need to re-enter or duplicate patient information for incoming emergency patients.
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