HL7 Australia is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization that supports the creation and effective use of e health standards in Australia. It is the local affiliate of HL7 International, a global standards organisation, which produces HL7 standards to facilitate interoperability and improve the capability of health information systems. Benefits of HL7 Australia membership include access to all HL7 International standards, regular news updates and discounts on education and training.
Our mission is to promote and facilitate the development and use of HL7 and related standards to meet Australian needs.
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Join us at IHIC 2013
(International HL7 Interoperability Conference 2013) 28 to 30 October in Sydney - including FHIR Connectathon & more !!
HL7 Australia has been selected to host the International HL7 Interoperability Conference 2013 (IHIC 2013). This will be the 14th annual two day IHIC conference bringing together implementers, information architects and researchers working on eHealth interoperability. Proposed themes for the 2013 program include:
• HL7/FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), • CDA implementation and innovation, • Leveraging HL7v2.x investment, and • Emerging developments: CIMI, clinical terminology & semantic web
More information including a call for papers will be provided shortly. Contributions on practical implementation and eHealth futures will be encouraged in addition to academic papers to be refereed and published. Suggestions as to content, tutorials etc are welcome. Queries? Suggestions? Email us at:
HL7 Announces Ticia Gerber as Director of Global Partnership and Policy
Wednesday, 8th May 2013
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability and standards in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced that Ticia Gerber has joined the staff as its Director of Global Partnership and Policy. In this new role, Ms. Gerber will lead policy and advocacy activities, as well as expand HL7's partnerships with key industry stakeholders.
HL7 Announces New Skill Building for Certification Webinar Series
Wednesday, 1st May 2013
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability and standards in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced that registration is now open for its new Skill Building for Certification webinar series. Webinar topics will include Version 2, Version 3 and the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA®). This 12-part series will begin on May 14 and run through June 20. Each webinar begins at 12 Noon Eastern and is 90 minutes in length. HL7 is offering an introductory price of 50% off the regular rate for this webinar series. Tuition for each course or part (consisting of two webinars) is $99 for HL7 members and $195 for non-members
HL7 Licenses its Standards at No Cost and Future Membership Model
Monday, 1st April 2013
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global leader in developing and implementing data, functional, and interoperability standards for healthcare IT, today announced it is making much of its intellectual property (IP) freely available under licensing terms.
HL7 is globally supported by major IT and healthcare corporations such as IBM, Intel, GE, Pfizer, Intersystems, Oracle, Microsoft, Phillips, Siemens, Accenture, Novartis, etc, as well as government organisations such as NEHTA, the US DoD, US DVA, US CDC, the UK NHS, Canada Infoway, NICTIZ The Netherlands, etc.
HL7 Australia Inc. is a not-for-profit Association incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory under the Associations Incorporation Act 1991.