Lantana Group Blog

Courtney Panaia-Rodi,
PMP, Director of PMO and
Meenaxi Gosai, Information Analyst

HIT Industry

HL7 Fall WGM: C-CDA on FHIR

This comprehensive tutorial covers FHIR documents; C-CDA on FHIR and US Core; Converting, managing, and validating FHIR documents; and Current/Future Work and Resources.  

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Introduction to Consolidated CDA​(C-CDA)

In this tutorial, Rick Geimer covers the history and need for the Consolidated CDA guide; Use cases for each document type; How to read and understand the guide; Similarities and differences with past work; and Available tools and resources  

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HL7 Webinar: C-CDA on FHIR

In this tutorial, Rick Geimer covers CDA, C-CDA, and FHIR documents; discusses the relationship between C-CDA-on-FHIR and the US Core; conversion between formats; and presented a live walk-through of samples and conversions.  

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Lantana Webinar: C-CDA-on-FHIR

Rick Geimer, Chief Innovation Officer, presented an overview of FHIR Documents, a walkthrough of the C-CDA on FHIR implementation guide, and coverage of bi-directional C-CDA to FHIR transformations including demonstrations. Download the recording and the Q&A log for more information.

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HL7 FHIR Applications Roundtable

Eric Parapini and KP Sethi presented Lantana’s work under the ONC HIP Grant to develop dual CDA and FHIR IGs for the Pharmacist Care plan and related transforms. The FHIR Applications Roundtable features numerous short form presentations and demos from providers, vendors, academic institutions, start-ups, and others showcasing FHIR-based solutions in the development or implementation stages.

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WEDI-Con 2017

Rick Geimer presented “Attachment Payloads: A Detailed View into HL7 C-CDA for Attachments.” Rick demonstrated how to create a CDA document from scanned date and provided a detailed look at crafting HL7 Consolidated CDA documents based on attachments guidelines.

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ONC 2017 Annual Meeting

Rick Geimer presented an overview of Lantana’s ONC-HIP project. Lantana’s project team created Pharmacist Care Plan document types in CDA and FHIR and bi-directional transforms. ​The ONC Annual Meeting convenes key stakeholders across the public and private sector. Attendees discuss the seamless and secure flow of health information to enhance care and improve health, science, and research. 

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HL7 2017 FHIR Developer Days

FHIR Developer Days is the largest HL7 FHIR event in the world.​ The three-day event covers some 50 tutorials and keynotes, numerous hands-on sessions guided by experts, and networking opportunities. Rick Geimer led the FHIR Documents track. ​

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The Changing Landscape of Quality Standards

On November 8, Lantana’s Kanwarpreet Sethi hosted a one-hour webinar on The Changing Landscape of Quality Standards. The webinar introduced the new standards in development for Clinical Quality Measurement as part of the Clinical Quality Framework S&I initiative. The slideshow explains the fundamentals of these standards; their design; how they fit within the current landscape of quality reporting;…

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HL7 FHIR Applications Roundtable Showcase

On July 27-28, 2016, Health Level Seven (HL7) convened the first ever roundtable focused on state of the art in application development for the emerging Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR) standard. Lantana’s CEO Liora Alschuler and CTO Rick Geimer attended. Rick gave two of the presentations featured.

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FHIR Profiling in Trifolia Tutorial

In this tutorial, Rick Geimer and Sean McIlvenna explain how to create and modify Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) profiles using the new functionality in the Trifolia template database. Trifolia is a web-based tool with over 500 users searching, creating, and modifying Clinical Data Architecture (CDA) templates and implementation guides. The latest version provides experimental support for FHIR profile creation.

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Fundamentals of eCQM Development Webinar

On December 16, Angela Flanagan presented a one-hour webinar on the Fundamentals of eCQM Development. This presentation introduced the basics of eCQM development and focused on fundamentals, such as the blueprint and Quality Data Model. The webinar also covered the tools used in eCQM development such as Value Set Authoring Center (VSAC), Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), and Bonnie…

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HL7 and FHIR: The New Standard for Health Exchange Interoperability

Liora Alschuler and Rick Geimer (remote presenter) presented at the Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) Summit on October 1, 2015 in Burlington, VT. They provided a brief history of HL7 standards, an overview of FHIR, how CDA and FHIR can work together and the path forward. The VITL Summit was a two day event packed with five tracks…

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Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC) Summit – 2015

The LTPAC Summit was held in Baltimore, MD June 21-23, 2015. The LTPAC Health IT Collaborative has convened key HIT leaders, policy makers, leading providers, federal state grantees and other professional for the last decade to advance policies and initiatives to alight with the national healthcare strategy. The “LTPAC Across Care Settings” session demonstrated how…

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