IHE IT-Infrastructure January Public-Comment

The IHE IT-Infrastructure domain has been doing some light conversion of existing IHE-Profiles and publications to the modern html publication and use of the Implementation Guide publisher format. The public-comment is focused on uncovering mistakes in this conversion. There are no intended new features in these releases. However, there are differences that are driven by

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PIXm webinar

There is now a short webinar recording available for PIXm This and other IHE recorded webinars can be found on the IHE International YouTube channel.     https://www.youtube.com/user/IHEIntl/featured The PIXm implementation guide can be found on the IHE Profiles.ihe.net site where all of the IT-Infrastructure specifications are published.

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Glad 2021 is now passed

 I am reminded of “This too shall pass.”, and I really hope it is true. The past two years have been monotonous, with very little positive things to get excited about. That said, I expect 2022 will simply be a workhorse of a year with small advancements that are not clear today. Yeah, that is

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Mantras for Secure FHIR Development

This morning I presented to the India FHIR-Connectathon on the topic: Mantras for Secure FHIR Development The slides are available in google slide desk. Summarized below — Alissa Knight — White Hat Hacker The New Healthcare Ecosystem will depend on FHIR APIs, but are They Secure? My reaction EHRs are doing a good job of

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Please secure your #FHIR API and Apps

 Just updated the FHIR core spec Security and Privacy Module with a simple message, yellow highlight for the new text: 6.0.3 Security  FHIR is focused on the data access methods and encoding leveraging existing Security solutions. Security in FHIR needs to focus on the set of considerations required to ensure that data can be discovered, accessed,

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Please secure your #FHIR API

 Just updated the FHIR core spec Security and Privacy Module with a simple message, yellow highlight for the new text: 6.0.3 Security  FHIR is focused on the data access methods and encoding leveraging existing Security solutions. Security in FHIR needs to focus on the set of considerations required to ensure that data can be discovered, accessed,

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IHE conflicting Patient Identity Feed patterns

Now that IHE has added a PIXm Feed transaction, there is now confusion between PIXm and PMIR. Let me explain. Overall The PIXm and PMIR implementation guides are intending on solving two very different models of managing Patient Identity. There is no expectation that a community would deploy both models. PMIR model is about one master Patient

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My Father

My father passed away this week, joining my mother. His health has been fading since his love of 70 years passed. He passed peacefully with his favorite nurse at his side, in the middle of the night.   During my life he was a Wisconsin State Trouper. He joined on a dare from his older brother

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Updates to IHE foundational #FHIR profiles MHD, PDQm, and PIXm

Updated MHD, PDQm, and PIXm Patient Identifier Cross-reference for Mobile (PIXm) – Rev. 3.0.0. This revision was created using the Implementation Guide publisher. This is an update of PIXm that was previously published in PDF form. This new publication is published in HTML form with a full set of conformance resources and examples. New functionality

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IHE IT-Infrastructure fall 2021

IHE ITI Tech met last week and had a very productive meeting. It seems we are getting the hang of virtual meetings. I will say that they are still about 50% as productive as a face-to-face. There are times at which we are more productive, but there are times when the virtualness gets in the way.

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