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Rhapsody Health Solutions Team

What is a FHIR® Connectathon? And how do these events evolve this health IT standard?

It’s my pleasure to make you aware of the next HL7® FHIR® Connectathon taking place on May 6 and 7 in Madrid, Spain. This event takes place in conjunction with the May 2017 International Conference & Working Group Meeting

Hard to believe, but it’s already the 15, and we look forward to many more.

If you are thinking about attending this Connectathon, but you’re not sure if it is right for you, or even where to start, as one of the organizers, I can help. 

What’s the Purpose of a Connectathon? 

First things first: Why does HL7® host FHIR® Connectathons? The primary reason HL7® hosts FHIR® Connectathons is to ensure that the FHIR® standard is meeting the needs of implementers by testing it in real-world scenarios.

It is also a great way for you to meet and interact with the people who are most active in the FHIR® community.

What are tracks? 

During the FHIR® Connectathon, participants join one or more track to work on throughout the event.

Each of the tracks has a detailed description of what it is trying to achieve, including the roles and scenarios being tested.

Learn more about the eleven tracks that will be hosted during FHIR®Connectathon 15:

As you can see, there are plenty of options to choose from to fit your area of interest and expertise. 

 

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