Last week, I attended FHIR North: a one-day event hosted by Mohawk College for getting to learn about and try out the HL7 FHIR healthcare interoperability standard. For those new to “connectathons,” they are intended to prove that an open consensus built interoperability specification is complete, and that implementations written to that standard can connect. Read More..

On November 16th and 17th, international experts and digital health leaders across Canada will come together for the 2016 Infoway Partnership Conference. This year’s theme, A Conversation About Digital Health, will analyze how digital health solutions are providing safer medication practices, empowering patients, and enabling more seamless coordination of care to support better informed clinical interoperability. Read More…

Moore’s Law doesn’t just apply to hardware. It applies to application architecture as well. In my line of work, I see a wide variety of enterprise software systems. And one thing I have really come to appreciate is that due to the exponential improvement of technology tools, having a 5 year old system now is more than twice as outdated as if you had a 5 year old system back in 2010. Read More…