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2018 “Developers on FHIR” Challenge

posted Oct 26, 2017, 1:18 AM by Ray Murakami   [ updated Dec 20, 2017, 8:36 PM ]

HL7 New Zealand in Collaboration with The University of Auckland
Announce the 2018 “Developers on FHIR” Challenge 


! UPDATE December 2017 !

Follow-up to Briefing Webinar for Participants - December 19, 2017

A successful briefing session for participants in the Developers on FHIR Challenge 2018 was help on December 19, 2017. This page provides information on next steps action points, the Webinar slide-deck and the latest version of the Briefing for Participants document:
 

There are some next step action points to call-out:
  • Summary of Requirements for a Submission – slides 2 – 4 of the deck provide a succinct summary of the requirements for submission. If you have questions or require clarification, please contact us (admin@hl7.org.nz)

  • Planning a Submission and Forming Teams – we encourage you to begin planning the solution you would like to develop and submit. Working in teams will help significantly, so think about who you can collaborate with

  • Availability of Resources – HL7 NZ through our sponsor, Microsoft, will be making available a range of resources, including a FHIR server, to support development. Watch for more news on these, but we anticipate them being available for free to participants registered for the challenge before the end of January 2018

  • Discussion Group – We have established a topic on Zulip for participants to ask questions, make comments and connect with others (http://goo.gl/nwx5a7)

  • Plan for the Next Check-in Webinar – The next event in the Challenge series with be a check-in Webinar in early February 2018 . Watch for confirmation of the date!

  • Need More Information – Go online to see the briefing document, slide deck and other resources (http://www.hl7.org.nz)

  • Have Questions - Need more information or have questions you want answered, email us at admin@hl7.org.nz

  • Encourage Others to Participate – Go online and register as a participant (http://www.hl7.org.nz)

  • Save the date for the Challenge Event - University of Auckland, March 17, 2018



Want to take part on a fun challenge to create cool apps that directly impact patient care?

Interested to learn how to use the new HL7® Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standard that is taking the world of healthcare information exchange by storm?

This challenge runs from December 2017 to March 2018 and ends in a full day, hands-on event with submitted solutions judged by health sector leaders. Prizes will be awarded for the top three submissions!

If you are an application architect, usability designer, developer or clinician working in the Health and Disability Sector or a student with an active interest in digital healthcare, then this event is for you!

Background

The Board of HL7 New Zealand (HL7NZ), in collaboration with The University of Auckland, is organising “Developers on FHIR” as a fun challenge to create new tools and apps that can directly impact patient care using the new HL7® Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standard that is taking the world of healthcare information exchange by storm.

The proposed “Developers on FHIR” challenge will run from December 2017 to March 2018, culminating in a full day, hands-on face-to face event, hosted by The University of Auckland on Saturday March 17th, 2018, and is being generously supported by Microsoft.

Event Details

Participants will work in teams to develop a client application that utilises a FHIR based-API to tackle a current and important issue directly relating to patient care, the support of clinical care or person-managed health and wellness.

This Challenge will end with a demonstration of the solutions produced to be judged by health sector leaders. We propose to award prizes for the top three submissions! 

Who Should Participate

If you are an application architect, usability designer, developer or clinician working in the Health and Disability Sector or a student with an active interest in digital healthcare, then this event is for you!

Please complete our online registration form to register your interest in participation in the Developers on FHIR Challenge.

More Information 

Need more information or have questions you want answered, email us at admin@hl7.org.nz.
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