FHIR Release 3 (STU) 4

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0 Welcome to FHIR®

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

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Technical Corrections : Oct-24 2019 : Corrections to invariants & regexes 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

Portions of this specification have been approved as part of ANSI standards. Those sections are explicitly marked as normative . Details about ANSI approvals can be found here . All content not so marked has not undergone ANSI approval processes.

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Implementation Guides

Specifications based on the FHIR standard

FHIR Foundation

Enabling health interoperability through FHIR

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