FHIR Release 3 (STU) Current Build

This page is part the Current officially released version of FHIR STU 3 (v3.0.1) in it's permanent home (it will always be available at this URL). It has been superceded by FHIR, which is R4 .
For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions .

0 Welcome to FHIR®

FHIR is a standard for health care data exchange, published by HL7®.

First time here?
See the executive summary , the developer's introduction , clinical introduction , or architect's introduction , and then the FHIR overview / roadmap & Timelines . See also the open license (and don't miss the full Table of Contents and the Community Credits or you can search this specification ).

Technical Corrections : Apr-19 2017 : Corrections to invariants & generated conformance resources, and add note about isSummary

Level 1 Basic framework on which the specification is built

Level 2 Supporting Implementation, implementation and binding to external specifications

Level 3 Linking to real world concepts in the healthcare system

Level 4 Record-keeping and Data Exchange for the healthcare process

Level 5 Providing the ability to reason about the healthcare process

External Links:

Implementation Guides

Specifications based on the FHIR standard

FHIR Foundation

Enabling health interoperability through FHIR


Note that translations are not always up to date

Note: This specification requires a browser that is SVG compatible (Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+, 10+/Edge, Firefox 3.0+, Chrome, or Safari), and uses the browser's session storage to remember which tabs are active.