Playing with FHIR: A Success for Our First FHIR Connectathon


Recently, CommonWell hosted our first FHIR Connectathon under the working premise that the best way to figure out what we don’t know is to get our hands dirty and start testing. Participants included 11 of our Service Adopters: athenahealth, Cancer Insights, Cerner, Health Gorilla, Inovalon, MEDHOST, MEDITECH, Oprable, Patientory, Seqster and WellSky. We ran three testing tracks, all with the primary goal of expanding our reach into the FHIR space. There were three main goals that I personally had set forth for the Alliance to address as a part of this concerted testing effort: Test work that had been developed but not yet released Gather feedback to inform technical Service Provider of any enhancements or defects to address for future development Increase participation within the Alliance community to test [...]