FHIR

26Jan 2022 by

You should complete this week’s reading assignments and view the supplemental reading materials before attempting this assignment. 
Complete this assignment as one discussion post.
3a. Describe FHIR : including what it is, its purpose, and at least 4 benefits of FHIR. Proceed to show (draw an original image depicting this – do not use an existing diagram) how  FHIR is used to enable health information exchange.   
3b. You will hear the term API used in the context of FHIR.  Define API , then proceed to compare FHIR and HL7 v2. Include at least 2 differences and 2  similarities 
3c. Describe the HL7 v2 message standard,  purpose, benefits, and how different it is from FHIR. 

Complete this is in at least 500 words
 
READINGS
 
https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/facas/Joint_HIT_JTF%20Final%20Report%20v2_2014-10-15.pdf
 
TEXTBOOKS USED
       Textbook: Principles of Health Interoperability SNOMED CT, HL7 and FHIR, third (3rd) edition(2016), by Tim Benson and Grahame Grieve, ISBN 978-3-319-30368-0
 
chapters 12, 18, and 19
 
       Textbook: Healthcare Code Sets, Clinical Terminologies, and Classification Systems, fourth (4th)edition, by Kathy Giannangelo, ISBN-13 : 978-1584266730  Textbook
 
chapter 15 (HL7 and FHIR sections)