New York HIE Network Shifting to FHIR Framework

Speaking on June 15 at the HL7 FHIR DevDays virtual meeting, Luke Doles, NYeC’s Senior Director of Services Management, discussed some of the limitations of a document-centric approach based on an IHE/XCA architecture and described the benefits of moving to a FHIR framework to enhance the SHIN-NY’s data exchange capabilities.

“Several years ago, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) began to work on interoperability issues by enabling document sharing across the state’s regional health information organizations (RHIOs). Now NYeC is shifting to a FHIR foundation to enable participants to access discrete pieces of patients’ clinical information through open application programming interfaces (APIs).”

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