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FHIR seminar

What role will/can FHIR play for HealthTech Nordic members?

FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is the healthcare information standard on which pretty much the entire industry has agreed to build their information exchange functionality, world-wide as well as in the NordicsAll companies that wish its product to be a good citizen in a near-future healthcare information ecosystem should therefore take a close look at FHIR and consider including it in their application roadmap.

When? 24 September, 9.00-12.00
Where? Sahlgrenska Science Park, Medicinaregatan 8A, Gothenburg, Sweden

Sign up by sending an email to HealthTech Nordic’s business advisor Petter Wolff at petter.wolff@sahlgrenskasciencepark.se or contact him at the HealthTech Nordic Slack.

Participation is free of charge for all HealthTech Nordic members.

Additional seminars in other regions might be arranged if interest is high, send an email or Slack message to Petter Wolff to flag your interest.


The FHIR seminar is hosted by Petter Wolff, who has extensive knowledge and experience using the standard.

9.00 – Quick introduction

  • Standards in healthcare
  • History and relations to other standards
  • Reference model
  • Overview of resource model
  • 80-20 constraint + optionality/extensions
  • The need for profiling

9.30  Fika

10.00-12.00 – Dialogue seminar

  • FHIR resources of interest – round the table
  • FHIR profiles internationally and nationally – Sweden, Norway, UK, US and others
  • Example: Sweden’s Nationella läkemedelslistan (NLL, The National Medication List)
  • Example: Cerner Millenium and FHIR
  • Example: Apple HealthKit and FHIR
  • Example: HAPI (java – reference impl), Firely (.net), Assymetrix (JS/node)

The dialogue format ensures that the content is valid for those attending.

Event info

September 24, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Sahlgrenska Science Park
Medicinaregatan 8A
Gothenburg, Sweden
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