Interoperability standards Overview Course

Do you wish to learn how FHIR relates to other healthcare interoperability standards? Learn the key characteristics of commonly used interoperability standards. Is your project based on multiple standards? This course will show you how they fit together.

What is it about?

This training course covers interoperability between software applications in healthcare.

  • The key areas in which standardization is needed (e.g. workflows, messages, documents, terminologies and identification schemes)
  • The key characteristics of some of the most commonly used interoperability standards, e.g. FHIR, CDA, DICOM, HL7 version 2, IHE, IEEE 11073, SNOMED and ICD.

What skills will I gain?

Upon completion of this training course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the key characteristics of a number of commonly used interoperability standards
  • Explain the relationship between HL7, IHE and DICOM standards
  • Understand the key role of terminologies (e.g. SNOMED or ICD) as used by interoperability standards
  • Decide which standard is the best fit for a particular kind of workflow 
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What is it about

This training course covers interoperability between software applications in healthcare.





Who is it for

This training course is aimed at project managers, as well as a more technical audience (e.g. software developers) for whom this overview acts as an introduction to interoperability standards in healthcare.

Schedule

You can view our upcoming open training courses here. In-company training courses can be scheduled according to the availability of your team.

Duration

  • Online training course; 2 days, 4 hours a day
  • In-person training course: 1 day, 8 hours a day

Prerequisites

The attendees are assumed to be familiar with healthcare workflows and processes, as well as some knowledge of data modelling.  

Learning modules and agenda

Interoperability standards Overview Course

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Healthcare workflows: the need for standardization
    • The IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise) methodology
  • Part 2: Messaging: the exchange of structured data
    • HL7 version 2 – within hospitals
    • HL7 version 3 – between organizations (optional)
    • DICOM – images
    • EDIFACT (Dutch/Belgian/Swedish training course only)
    • X12 (US training courses only)
    • xDT (German training course only)
    • IEEE 11073 (optional)
  • Part 3: Documents: the exchange of textual data
    • HL7v3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA)
    • Example: C-CDA, a CDA-based specification
  • Part 4: FHIR – the open API for healthcare
  • Part 5: The use of unified terminology and identification schemes
    • (example) SNOMED – clinical terms
    • (example) ICD-10 – clinical terms for invoicing
  • Part 6: IHE profiles
    • Example: IHE Radiology workflows, IHE XDS
  • Part 7: Exercise mapping workflows to standards
  • Summary and recommendations

Contact us for on-site training

Contact Mirjam Baltus for more information on FHIR training courses by Firely.

Upcoming courses

HL7 FHIR Summary training course (US edition)

  • Any time
  • Online
  • $500
This e-Learning training course offers a 2-hour summary of FHIR.

HL7 FHIR Summary training course (EU edition)

  • Any time
  • Online
  • €450
This e-Learning training course offers a 2-hour summary of FHIR.

HL7 FHIR Data Modeling Course (EU Edition)

  • February 20-22, 2023
  • EU Edition, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (CET)
  • Online
  • €1,250
Deep dive into the world of FHIR profiling, Resource Validation & creating Implementation Guides.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • February 21-23, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

Interoperability standards overview Course (US Edition)

  • March 14-15, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $850
This training course covers interoperability between software applications in healthcare.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • April 3-5, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

HL7 FHIR Data Modeling Course (US Edition)

  • April 11-13, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1500
Deep dive into the world of FHIR profiling, Resource Validation & creating Implementation Guides.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (EU edition)

  • April 17-19, 2023
  • EU Edition, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM (CET)
  • Online
  • €1,400
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • May 23-25, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (EU edition)

  • June 26-28, 2023
  • EU Edition, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM (CET)
  • Online
  • €1,400
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • July 10-12, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • August 21-23, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

Interoperability standards overview Course (US Edition)

  • September 7-8, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $850
This training course covers interoperability between software applications in healthcare.

HL7 FHIR Data Modeling Course (EU Edition)

  • September 25-27, 2023
  • EU Edition, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (CET)
  • Online
  • €1,250
Deep dive into the world of FHIR profiling, Resource Validation & creating Implementation Guides.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • October 2-4, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

HL7 FHIR Data Modeling Course (US Edition)

  • October 23-25, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1500
Deep dive into the world of FHIR profiling, Resource Validation & creating Implementation Guides.

HL7 FHIR Overview Course (US edition)

  • November 13-15, 2023
  • US Edition, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Online
  • $1,500
Firely offers the only HL7 FHIR course with 50% hands-on exercises, so you can gain practical experience while learning.

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