Monthly Archives: May 2016

Profile Validation in FHIR Exchanges

When and how should resource validation happen in a FHIR-based information exchange? Those familiar with the FHIR specification will know that FHIR provides several ways to validate whether a resource conforms to a FHIR Structure Definition, whether that StructureDefinition is a profile or a … Continue reading

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Postel’s Law and FHIR Profiles

Last time, I mentioned the possibility of having different sets of profiles for producing and consuming resources. Since then, I have gotten questions about why a FHIR server might want to have two sets of profiles, and how these profiles relate to FHIR’s … Continue reading

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