Devices on FHIR® at the IHE NA Connectathon


IHE USA launched a new testing project at the IHE North American (NA) Connectathon 2018. Devices on FHIR® was a collaborative effort to ensure semantically consistent device information exchange whether achieved using current Patient Care Devices (PCD) HL7 Version 2-based messaging or HL7 FHIR-based resources & profiles. 

Devices on FHIR is a collaborative effort that unites activities underway in HL7, Continua, IHE USA and IHE International
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Project Objectives: On-demand, real-time, granular device data access to support services oriented architectures (SOA) and knowledge-based applications for clinical decision support (CDS), precision medicine, and analytics (both population health & predictive).
Systems and applications include:
  • Devices & Gateways 
  • EHRs and Enterprise-level Systems
  • Knowledge-based Services and Application Platforms
Project Goals:
  • Establish a consistent mapping from abstract device semantics to FHIR constructs 
  • Develop an integrated approach for use of current V2-based data streams (e.g., IHE PCD DEC profiles) with a FHIR-based, RESTful application programing interface (API) / services oriented architecture (SOA)
  • Leverage agile methodology and tools to advance IHE Profile development
  • Coordinate capability development between HL7 FHIR Connectathons and IHE Connectathons
  • Demonstrate new technology in a use case at the HIMSS18 Interoperability Showcase