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Is HL7 FHIR the Digital Health Invention Best Poised to Make the Largest Contribution to Society?

[fa icon="calendar"] Nov 7, 2016 1:52:50 PM / by Health Level Seven

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Vote for the 2017 Top 50 in Digital Health 

Each year 50 of the leading entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, reporters, and providers dedicated to bringing technological advancements to healthcare are recognized at the Top 50 in Digital Health dinner hosted by Rock Health, Fenwick & West, Goldman Sachs, and Square 1 Bank

 HL7 FHIR® Up for Inventor/Invention of the Year

Within the Top 50, a number of individuals and organizations are awarded through nominations from the digital health community for making exceptional progress in driving resources, attention, and innovation toward a massively better healthcare system. 

This year, HL7 is excited to announce that our newest standard, HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®), is on the ballot in the category:

“Inventor/invention of the year: which digital health invention/group is best poised to make the largest contribution to society?”

Voting is open to the public until November 18

Don't miss your chance to vote for the Top 50 in Digital Health. Vote here today!


Topics: HL7, FHIR, health IT

Health Level Seven

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.