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HIMSS17: The Meeting Place for All Things Health IT

[fa icon="calendar"] Nov 23, 2016 9:30:43 AM / by Health Level Seven

HIMSS17 HL7 interoperability on FHIR
HL7 on FHIR 
at HIMSS17 

With its world-class education, ever-expanding exhibition and exceptional networking opportunities, no other event brings the brightest minds in health and IT together like HIMSS17. More than 40,000 health and IT professionals are expected to attend to explore creative solutions to real-world challenges in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. 

HL7 is proud to support this annual event that helps health IT professionals find the right products and solutions for their organizations so that they can continue to transform health and lives through IT.

Setting Clinical Research on FHIR 

On Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1:30 PM, HL7's CTO, Wayne Kubick will present the educational session, Setting Clinical Research on FHIR

Kubick's presentation will examine the current state of research data and discuss a provocative set of critical trends, opportunities and challenges directing future change in the industry.

HL7 Education Theater

HL7 will host more than 25 educational sessions during HIMSS17 in the HL7 Educational Theater in our Booth #943.  Sessions will cover a variety of interoperability-related topics, including multiple sessions on HL7's latest standard, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) and the Argonaut Project.

Click here to review presentations slides from past year's HIMSS events. 

Be sure to stop by Booth #943 - educational schedule will be posted soon. 

HL7 Member Discount

As an official HIMSS17 endorser, HL7 members are eligible to receive a member discount to attend the conference.

To receive the discount, register online at: and select Health Level Seven from the “Conference Endorsing Organizations” drop-down in the registration process and enter code: ENDHL717

Topics: HL7, FHIR, health IT, interoperability, HIMSS

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Written by Health Level Seven

Founded in 1987, Health Level Seven International (HL7) is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited standards developing organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information that supports clinical practice and the management, delivery and evaluation of health services. HL7 is supported by more than 1,600 members from over 50 countries, including 500+ corporate members representing healthcare providers, government stakeholders, payers, pharmaceutical companies, vendors/suppliers, and consulting firms.