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[Special “partner tag”] – Articles mentioning HL7–hopefully highlighting our involvement/partnership with them


AEGIS Engages with ONC FHIR Task Force   Recently updated!

AEGIS is participating in the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Payer + Provider (P2) FHIR Task Force which launched earlier this year. ONC is bringing together a group of highly-motivated payers, health information technology and healthcare organizations to collaborate on a focused effort to accelerate development […]


Where’s AEGIS? September 2018

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 […]


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, […]


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. […]


Touchstone and FHIR Testing at DevDays 2017

Back in January of this year at the HL7 FHIR Connectathon 14 held in San Antonio, TX, I began discussing with the folks from Furore the possibility of presenting at their upcoming FHIR DevDays 2017 event. This was after my Saturday morning breakout sessions at the Connectathon where I gave […]


HL7 FHIR Connectathon #16

The next HL7 FHIR Connectathon event, #16, will host close to, if not more than, 200 attendees this weekend – Sep 9 & 10 – with 17+ testing tracks. And, just like I’ve done for the last two, I will once again be providing a couple of Saturday morning breakout […]


Test Like You Mean It

Tonight begins the second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs for our hometown Washington Capitals. They have no doubt spent the past few days furiously practicing in preparation for facing the reigning champs, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It occurs to me that as they have practiced, their coaches didn’t […]


HIMSS 2017 Debrief – FHIR Myths and Misconceptions 1

After successfully navigating my way back home, the HIMSS 2017 conference is now a fading memory of a whirlwind of events – presentations, education sessions, parties and numerous conversations – not to mention thousands of steps through the exhibit hall and beyond.  My focus, as always, for the past few […]