Case Studies & White Papers
A library of case studies, ebooks, white papers and podcasts illustrating how HIT professionals are using HL7 standards to improve healthcare. For questions, please contact Patricia Guerra (Patricia@HL7.org).
Regence, MultiCare and MCG partner on the nation’s first implementation of PA Support Standard [March 2023] (2.02 MB)
Developing an EHR-embedded prior authorization automation solution using HL7®FHIR® standards.
MultiCare Connected Care, Opala pilot Attribution API [January 2023] (2.03 MB)
Developing HL7®FHIR® guidelines to improve information sharing through a patient matching tool to help ensure both payer and provider know which members are covered under a value-based contract.
Rush University Medical Center and AWS leverage public-private partnerships to advance interoperability [November 2022] (2.04 MB)
A centralized hub was developed using HL7® FHIR® resources to facilitate aggregation, transformation and analysis of clinical and public health data from multiple hospitals as well as state and federal agencies.
MEDHOST, AWS provide community hospitals with digital infrastructure [October 2022] (2.17 MB)
Using HL7® SMART on FHIR® resources to give patients easier access to their health data while also bringing advanced analytics and insights to community hospital clinicians.
UChicago Medicine, Vanderbilt and RTI partner to improve the management of chronic pain [September 2022] (2.24 MB)
Through this partnership, two SMART on FHIR® applications were developed and pilot tested to improve the management of chronic pain through shared decision-making between providers and patients.
HealthPartners Institute: reducing opioid prescribing by dentists [July 2022] (2.08 MB)
To address potentially inappropriate opioid prescribing, HealthPartners developed a provider-facing, point- of-care, clinical decision support (CDS) tool within an EHR that uses the HL7® FHIR® standard.
MedStar Health and Asymmetrik partner on tool to calculate heart attack and stroke risk [June 2022] (2.20 MB)
Creating an interactive, graphic-based application using SMART on FHIR® to integrate the ASCVD risk calculator into clinician workflow within the EHR to automatically calculate a patient’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
IBM and FDA: Developing a platform to semi-automate adverse events detection, validation, and reporting to the FDA [April 2022] (2.28 MB)
Using AI and HL7® FHIR®-based algorithms, the foundation is being laid to enhance a nationwide adverse events electronic reporting system while minimizing the burden on healthcare practitioners.
Baystate Health and Elimu Informatics collaborate to reduce postoperative use of opioids [April 2022] (2.25 MB)
Developing a SMART on FHIR® application that embeds directly into the EHR to aid clinicians in monitoring patients’ opioid use and decrease the risk of future dependency.
How Humana Took HL7® FHIR® to the Cloud and Drove Better Patient Experiences [January 2022] (1.44 MB)
FHIR implementation brings new opportunity for legacy modernization and technology-enriched healthcare services.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Providing a unified view into essential data elements relevant for platelet transfusion [November 2021] (1.81 MB)
Improving platelet transfusion workflow through a SMART on FHIR® application
Multicare Connected Care and Regence [August 2021] (1.66 MB)
Using HL7® FHIR® to ascertain completion of medication reconciliation
Pfizer Inc. and Ochsner Health System: Creating digital tools for clinical trial data exchange [July 2021] (1.84 MB)
Using HL7® FHIR® standards to make clinical trial data transmittable from hospital and clinic electronic systems to sponsor data capture systems
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) facilitates interoperability between healthcare databases [May 2021] (1.81 MB)
Using HL7® FHIR® in a near real-time reporting system enabling information to be more readily available to support point-of-care, organizational and system decisions
Emory Healthcare & Rimidi collaborate on a pair of HL7 FHIR-enabled apps for orthopaedic surgery [February 2021] (2.04 MB)
Leveraging HL7 FHIR interfaces, patient and surgeon-facing mobile apps were developed to securely collect and report on surgical detail and PROMs
University of Utah -Huntsman Cancer Institute: Improved Cancer Screening for Better Population Health Management [November 2020] (2.64 MB)
HL7 FHIR and CDS tools help identify candidates for genetic evaluation of hereditary cancer.
Duke PillBox uses HL7 FHIR with the goal of teaching patients to identify and organize a medication dosing schedule.
University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics: Bili App [October 2020] (1.80 MB)
EHR add-on app manages neonatal bilirubin saving clinicians time and improving patient care.
Rimidi & Emory: Creating a collaborative patient experience using HL7 FHIR [August 2020] (1.82 MB)
Rimidi and Emory see an opportunity to leverage HL7 FHIR APIs to streamline the deep brain stimulation patient journey.
Regenstrief Institute, IU Health & IHIE: Improving healthcare delivery and patient outcomes using HL7 FHIR [August 2020] (1.80 MB)
Developing an app compatible with multiple EHRs can allow providers more time with patients and facilitate the best care possible.
Geisinger: Family Care Application (FCA) [March 2020] (1.88 MB)
Geisinger's FCA seeks to enable family caregivers by leveraging data from a wider range of sources using HL7 FHIR.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: BIDMC@Home [November 2019] (1.86 MB)
Using HL7 FHIR, BIDMC seeks to engage patients to manage their own chronic conditions to reduce both hospital readmission rates and expensive high-intensity care.
Geisinger: MedTrue EHR-integrated Workflow Solution [November 2019] (2.00 MB)
Geisinger aimed to pull data from a more standard, scalable range of sources by converting MedTrue’s application programming interface (API) to HL7® FHIR® services.
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Playing with FHIR! A Conversation with HL7’s Dr. Charles Jaffe & Diego Kaminker [February 2023]
With HL7 FHIR seemingly on the lips of every health IT professional, Chuck Jaffe, MD, PhD and Diego Kaminker discuss FHIR's history, its multiple accelerators and how the standard is looking to be the key to unlocking data exchange for healthcare throughout the world.
Exploring Healthcare Interoperability | 11 Episodes [2022-23]
Ed Hammond, PhD, Duke University Clinical & Translational Science Institute and Diego Kaminker, Deputy Chief Standards Implementation Officer, explore Healthcare Interoperability through conversations with experts from around the world.