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Playing with FHIR in Nevada

A report from the 32nd HL7 FHIR Connectathon in Henderson, Nevada held January 14th to 15th, 2023

This past weekend, Bellese, inc FHIR team members George Bennett and Tim Hall joined Bill Lakenan, our interoperability lead, to participate in the 32nd HL7 FHIR Connectathon in Henderson, Nevada. Held three times each year, each Connectathon provides a hacker space for implementers to test newly proposed enhancements, customizations, and less ma...

What’s My Job Title Again?

Making Sense of What You Do

By Eric Harris, DevOps Engineer Lead Engineering ManagerHave you ever had a job title that didn’t make sense? Are you unsure of where you sit within the org chart? Ar...

Towers Built on Sand - Part 2

A Case Study in Fixing Foundational System Flaws

Yesterday, we mapped the problem space of Healthcare Systems (HCSs) being implemented in Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR). We left off having a diagram of the user groups and their objectives that combined to make individual user stories. Let’s pick up where we left off.Step 3: Creating...

Towers Built on Sand - Part 1

A Case Study in Fixing Foundational System Flaws

For the last 20+ years, Human Centered Design (HCD) as a field has been working to patch the holes left behind by the first wave of website and system development that occurred with the dawn of the internet age. Although the first websites and systems on the internet were built out of good intentions and lots of hard work, it was a new frontier f...