- Other industries are going to the “cloud” and using web services, e.g. Amazon, AT&T, Verizon, etc. Why does this approach make sense for health information exchange?
- Compare and contrast RESTful services and web services using SOAP. Find and discuss 2 examples of the RESTful services model.
- Examine the new standard for interoperability, known as Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR, pronounced Fire) that uses RESTful services. Discuss the use of FHIR, HL7, and blockchain to solve interoperability in healthcare.
- Reread the hypothetical case in Section 6.2.1 photos
a. What are the three primary benefits of the clinical system? What are the three primary
b. Do you think that the benefits of the system outweigh the disadvantages? Are
there adequate non computer-based solutions to the problems with which the system
was designed to help? If so, what are they?
c. How would you change the system in your institution or in one you have read
about? Among the topics you might address are the effects of the system on hospital
routine, computer reliability, and terminal availability and the adequacy of
user training programs.