8 Advantages of FHIR

FHIR stands for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources. It is a standard for exchanging healthcare information electronically and combines the best features from HL7 v2, HL7 v3, and CDA, while also adding several significant improvements over previous standards.


Advantages of FHIR in today's Healthcare Data World

  • Supports RESTful architecture
  • Fast and easy to implement
  • Cost savings for Healthcare IT teams
  • FHIR is vendor neutral
  • Well suited for mobile use

FHIR's ease make it easily adoptable for today's agile health environment

A Free For Use Language

Unlike HL7 standards, which were not freely available until 2013, the specifications for FHIR are 100% available without a login or any restrictions.

Developer Friendly

FHIR employs many popular, modern web technologies that developers are already familiar with such as HTTPS, REST, XML, JSON, ATOM, and OAuth.

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