Health IT

Articles about our Health IT practice area.


Where’s AEGIS? September 2018   Recently updated!

In September 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: September 24th – Virtual Connectathon September 28th – FHIR Round Table  Presentation: Touchstone Author: Sandra Vance (@SandyVanceMHA)  Time: 2:00pm Location: G-39 September 29th – October 5th: HL7 Working Group Meeting  October 2nd – Presentation: HL7 FHIR for Developers  Author: Richard […]


Where’s AEGIS? August 2018

In August 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: August 6-8: ONC Interoperability Forum August 9-10: HL7 C-CDA Implementation-A-Thon We look forward to demonstrating and discussing interoperability with you!


Where’s AEGIS? July 2018

In July 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following event: July 16-20: IHE ITI Technical Committee Meeting  We look forward to demonstrating and discussing interoperability with you!


FHIR Connectathon Links Health Technology Efforts From 17 Countries 2

AEGIS supported testing for electronic health record vendors using the Touchstone testing platform, enabling them to connect and use terminology servers…The management and proper use of terminology is fundamental to effective, interoperable data exchange. AEGIS assisted in the coordination of the 18th HL7 FHIR Connectathon in Cologne, Germany May 12-13, […]


Dammit, Jim, I’m a Doctor Not an EHR Software Tester!

Have you seen ONC’s latest challenge? I was all ready to ease into a long Memorial Day weekend when I saw the news, now I’m annoyed. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has identified a problem with end users of EHR software needing to report concerns they […]


DevDays June 2018 Boston & Touchstone and FHIR Testing, Take 2…

Well, here we are – just 2 short months away from the next HL7 FHIR DevDays event. This time kicking off Summer in June on our side of the pond in Boston, MA. And, once again the Firely (formerly Furore) team have given me the honor of presenting one of […]


Bipartisan Report Promotes Testing Tools and Standards for Interoperability

Just in time for HIMSS 18, the Bipartisan Policy Center and Health IT Now have published a new report, The Future Role of Government in Health Information Technology and Digital Health, that assess efforts to date by the federal government to improve health IT. The National Coordinator for Health IT, […]


Ready, FHIR, Test! Set your sights on testing

Why FHIR implementations need a special kind of testing to ensure success – and how to do it So, you’ve heard about, and maybe even started investigating, this Health IT specification called HL7® FHIR®. Maybe you’ve been playing with FHIR (yes, pun intended) now for weeks, months or even years. […]


Where’s AEGIS? January 2018

In January 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: January 9-12: CES 2018 January 15-19: IHE Conectathon January 27-28: FHIR Connectathon January 27-February 2: HL7 Working Group Meeting We look forward to demonstrating and discussing interoperability with you!