Lantana Academy:

HL7's FHIR® and Trifolia-on-FHIR

January 21-23, 2020


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Join Lantana Consulting Group for a 2.5 day educational event on HL7's FHIR®, FHIR® Implementation Guides, and Trifolia-on-FHIR led by Rick Geimer, Chief Innovation Officer.

Prerequisites for the Implementer Track are basic XML and/or JSON experience and familiarity with RESTful web services.


The Academy offers:

  • Expert instructors who not only know the standards but help create and maintain them
  • Hands-on, immersive learning lab environment
  • Small classes for one-on-one interaction with instructors


Who should attend?

  • Product architects
  • Project or product leads
  • Systems analysts
  • Engineers and developers
  • Domain experts
  • Consultants


Implementer Track Agenda (Executive Track Agenda Coming Soon)

TBDIntroduction to HL7 FHIR

The FHIR Specification

FHIR Implementation Guides (IGs)

Profiling FHIR
High-level overview of FHIR, why it was developed, the use cases it serves, and the technologies and paradigms of it

Navigating the FHIR specification, where to find it, how it is organized, etc., followed by details on resources, the FHIR REST API, FHIR documents, etc.
Exercise: Using the FHIR REST API to create and read resources.

Overview of FHIR IGs, what they are, how they are organized, etc., followed by an overview of some key US Realm IGs such as US Core, C-CDA on FHIR, and Da Vinci IGs, along with the uses cases they address.

What FHIR profiles are and why they are needed, key profiling tasks such as changing cardinality, terminology binding, slicing, etc., followed by details on the conformance resources used in FHIR profiling such as StructureDefinition, ValueSet, ImplementationGuide, and related resources such as CapabilityStatement.
Exercise: Creating a simple profile using Trifolia-on-FHIR
TBDBuilding Implementation Guides (Part 1)Overview of the FHIR IG publishing process, including the FHIR IG Publisher tool and the continuous integration (CI) build process followed by a review of FHIR IG tooling such as Trifolia-on-FHIR, Forge, and Simplifier.
Exercise: Creating an IG with Trifolia-on-FHIR using a mock use case.
TBDBuilding Implementation Guides (Part 2)

Review the results of the previous exercise with discussion of common issues found while creating IGs, how to review and correct issues in the IG Publisher QA logs (build errors, broken links, etc.), and workarounds (when the CI build is not working or when the latest IG publisher has bugs).
Demonstration: How to manually edit conformance resources to work around issues in tools.

Wrap-up of course materials, discuss parking lot issues, and address final questions

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