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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The HL7 Policy Conference was held on December 4-5, 2014. The meeting focused on how policy can accelerate interoperability and foster innovation. Liora Alschuler gave a presentation on standards maturity, the alignment of standards and policy and how analytics can drive positive change.

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Lantana’s Russell Hamm alongside Durwin Day with Health Care Service Corporation and Eric Pupo from Deloitte led a session on Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) R2 at the 2014 WEDI Summer Forum. The session provided an overview of C-CDA R2, outlined key differences between past versions of C-CDA and C-CDA R2 and provided insight into expected changes and future…

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Liora Alschuler gave a talk on the Health Story Project at the HIMSS 2014 Interoperability Showcase. The talk was titled “Interoperability For Everyone” and described the Project background, purpose and the Health Story Showcase demonstration. Liora announced the official launch of The Health Story Roundtable & the election of a new Leadership Council. For information…

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At the 2014 IHE NA Connectathon in Chicago, Liora Alschuler presented “The Health Story Project for Interoperability.” Liora discussed the evolution and past contributions of the Health Story Project and corresponding partnerships, and how Health Story will raise awareness and improve information exchange and interoperability for coordinated patient care, payer-provider integration, and population health.

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During the week of the 2013 85th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, Crystal Kallem presented, “Introduction to HIMSS Health Story Project,” teaching on the Project and its importance to your health, industry vendors, payers, research analysts, doctors and clinicians.

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