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HL7 Australia

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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FHIR Forum & Connectathon

Thursday & Friday 6-7 November 2014
Venue: Mercure Treasury Gardens, 13 Spring Street, Melbourne

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The 2014 Annual General Meeting of HL7 Australia was held on Thursday 6th November 2014 at 5pm.  The venue for the AGM was: Mercure Hotel, Treasury Gardens, 13 Spring St., Melbourne, Victoria.  There was no cost to attend the AGM, and visitors were welcome.  Only current financial members were able to participate in any poll held at the AGM.  Nominations for the Board were received by the Secretary by 5pm AWST on Thursday 30th October on the HL7 Australia nomination form.  Nominees were asked to provide a photo and brief candidate statement.  Candidate statements were be distributed on Friday 31st October to voting members of HL7 Australia along with proxy voting forms.

HL7 Events 2015 and beyond ...

18-23 Jan. 2015 HL7 International Working Group Meeting  San Antonio TX, USA
10-15 May 2015 HL7 International Working Group Meeting  Paris, France
22-16 Aug. 2015 Medinfo 2015 - IMIA World Congress on Medical Informatics  Sao Paulo, Brazil
4-9 Oct. 2015 HL7 International Plenary & Working Group Meeting  Atlanta GA, USA
11-16 Sept. 2016 International Healthcare Modelling SDO  Beijing, China
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HL7 News

HL7 Announces Accenture and Surescripts as Newest Members of the Argonaut Project
Thursday, 9th April 2015
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced that Accenture and Surescripts have joined the Argonaut Project.

HL7 International Board Appoints Patricia Van Dyke as the Chair-Elect
Thursday, 5th March 2015
ANN ARBOR, MI, USA – March 5, 2015 – Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced the appointment of Patricia Van Dyke, MBA, BSN, RN, director of electronic data interchange, privacy, information security and standards for Moda Health and HL7 standards liaison to Delta Dental Plans Association, as the chair-elect to the HL7 Board of Directors.

HL7 Launches Payer User Group
Friday, 23rd January 2015
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, is pleased to announce the launch of the HL7 Payer User Group.  The user group will provide implementation support to the payer community who work with HL7 standards to better manage member care, to promote better medical outcomes and ensure an economically sustainable system by making healthcare more affordable.

HL7 Links

Australian Localisation of HL7 Coding Sets (V2.x Table 0396)

HL7 International Standards Work-plan - Projects Listing

NEHTA confirms HL7 as the national standard for the electronic messaging of health information in Australia

Australian Participation in global HL7 Standards Development - Working Meeting Information & Reports

IHE Australia    IHE International    APAMI    Health Informatics    Health Informatics Training    Health Informatics Education Council

HL7 Australia Statements of Collaboration:  Standards Australia   openEHR Foundation

HL7 Australia Strategic Plan 2010-12   HL7 Australia Rules and Objects

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.
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