HL7 Version 2.x Resources
HL7 V2.x Resources
What is HL7 V2?
The Health Level 7 Version 2 Standard is the globally most widely implemented healthcare systems interoperability standard. From the first V2.1 systems implementations in 1990, V2.5 that has been mandated by the US 'Meaningful Use' legislation to the most recent V2.8.2 standard, HL7 V2.x is the basis of eHealth interoperability world-wide. There are plenty of HL7 V2 tools and resources, extensive HL7 V2 training and certification courses, a global workforce of HL7 Experts and HL7 Implementers as well as an extensive HL7 Job market.
HL7 V2.x Introduction & Information
What is HL7 V2.x? A simple introduction to the Health Level 7 eHealth Standards
What is HL7? A comprehensive HL7 Overview (WikiPedia)
What is HL7 International? The official site of the HL7 organisation
HL7 Books & eHealth Books we Recommend:
Download the HL7 Standards - CDA, V2.x, V3, Arden Syntax & EHR Functional Model
NEW: Meaningful Use and Beyond: A Guide for IT Staff in Health Care - Are you ready to take your IT skills to the healthcare industry? This concise book explains how the US healthcare system is implementing Electronic Health Records ("EHRs") and other IT systems to comply with the US government’s Meaningful Use requirements. A tremendous opportunity for tens of thousands of IT professionals, the Meaningful Use program requires a complete makeover of archaic paper records systems, cumbersome workflows and other outdated practices. This book describes in detail how hospitals and doctors’ offices differ from other organizations that use IT and explains how to bridge the gap between clinicians and IT staff.
Electronic Health Records For Dummies - a helpful, plain-English guide for doctors, nurses and healthcare administrators to understand, implement and use an Electronic Health Record system.
Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management - the Best Selling textbook in the field. Mark Leavitt, MD, PhD, CCHIT Chairman said "With health care information technology now in the national policy spotlight, this book should be required reading for every health care administrator and student.
The HL7 CDA Book - by eminent expert Keith Boone provides clear and easy-to-use CDA implementation guidance with numerous examples. The reader will learn not only how to implement the CDA standard, but also to understand its idioms and to "speak" the CDA language.
Introduction to HL7 V2.x Messaging (2nd Edition) - the most popular HL7 V2.x Messaging introductory Textbook. Mike Henderson is widely recognized as a most experienced HL7 V2.x teacher and trainer. He regularly teaches at the HL7 Education Summits in the US and co-authors the HL7 V2.x Analyst Certification exams.
HL7 V2.x Messaging Study Guide - the Study Guide to the above Textbook. Both books are considered mandatory reading and study for candidates sitting the HL7 International V2.x Analyst Certification exam.
Verification Results for IT Standards: HL7 - a text focussing on the formal verification of standards in healthcare.
Principles of Health Interoperability HL7 and SNOMED - Healthcare depends on the two leading standards HL7 and SNOMED CT for functional and semantic interoperability. Tim is one of the most experienced teachers of both HL7 V3 and SNOMED CT.
International Standards Online: ISO, ANSI, IEC, IEEE, CSA, BSI, DIN, etc. - easily and instantly download these popular eHealth Standards!
Managing Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives - the title says it all!
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The HL7 V2.x Messaging Standards
HL7 V2.3.1 Draft (Free download)
HL7 V2.x Education
There is a range of HL7 Implementation Training Courses that are held throughout Asia-Pacific. These organisations also provide comprehensive HL7 education, including intensive HL7 V2.x Certification Training.
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H7 NewsGuide To Finding The Best Hospital
Tuesday, 5th September 2017
When you get sick, you want the best healthcare. To help you out, here are some of the factors you should consider when choosing a hospital: Nature of the facility How does the facility look like? As rule of thumb, it should be equipped with all the necessary equipment.
Managing Risk at Your Site
Sunday, 3rd September 2017
Risk or the probability of a poor outcome needs to be effectively managed so as not to have a bad impact on patient care or business image. There are well defined steps in managing risk and this article looks at the basic steps that need to be taken to manage risk in healthcare and in any business.
Medicaid Targets Physicians Offering Low Cost Options for Patients
Friday, 1st September 2017
Physicians and clinics nationwide are offering membership plans with low cost services for patients who have no employer-based health insurance or can't afford the ACA premiums and deductibles,. Yet this week, the state changed their rules, prohibiting payments to health providers with such plans who provide services to Medicaid patients. When will patient care come first?
5 Of The Most Famous Hospitals In Delhi
Thursday, 24th August 2017
Fame is associated with greatness; therefore, if you are looking for the best healthcare, you should go for the most famous hospitals. India is known for its high-quality and affordable health care thus many people tend to visit it. If you are looking for healthcare in India, here are some of the most famous hospitals in Delhi, which is considered as the medical capital in the country:
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