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An Alternate XML Syntax for FHIR Extensions

In an earlier post Mark reviewed some proposed requirements for the syntax of FHIR extensions and how the previously considered alternatives align with those goals. In this post I’m going to describe an additional alternative that I’d like to submit … Continue reading

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FHIR Transactions

There has been a lot discussion on the Skype Implementers channel and other forums about FHIR Transactions, specifically the rules around HTTP POST and the use of Bundle.entry.fullUrl and Bundle.entry.resource.{resourceType}.id, and how servers should behave.

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Syntaxes for #FHIR Extensions (Part 2)

In the last post, I took up Grahame’s request for feedback on possible alternative syntax for extensions. To review, the goal would be to eliminate the use of the tag and use readable names, similar to the way core elements are represented. It may or may not be possible to improve on the current representation, but it is worth investigating. In the last post, I listed the following requirements… Continue reading

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Alternative syntaxes for #FHIR extensions

Recently, Grahame posted a request on his blog requesting feedback on how FHIR represents extensions (http://www.healthintersections.com.au/?p=2467). Currently, all extensions appear under <extension> tags. This makes the wire format hard to read, particularly when there are nested extensions. The worst-case scenario … Continue reading

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Light My FHIR!

Welcome to the LightMyFHIR blog. For several years, folks at MITRE Corporation have been working with and working on FHIR. We have many experiences to share with the broader FHIR community. This blog is one of the ways the MITRE team will be … Continue reading

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