Forge Profile Editor

Creating a profile

FHIR would not be FHIR without the ability to create profiles for specific countries, regions or hospitals. But not everyone is an expert in editing XML. Forge is a user-friendly editor for creating and editing profiles.


Profiles are an important feature of the FHIR standard and allow you to tailor FHIR to your needs and define how exchanging partners use the FHIR specification. However, creating and maintaining these files by hand using an XML editor is error-prone and requires detailed knowledge of the Profile resource. Forge enables medical modelers to create these profiles using a graphical user interface so they can focus on modelling.


Forge automatically updates to the newest version when you start the application.

Forge for DSTU-2 alpha version released!

We have been working hard on the DSTU-2 release for Forge. We have released an Alpha version. It's not feature complete but it's working. You can install it side-by-side with the DSTU-1 version. In DSTU-1 the Profile was also your project document, but now Profile has been seperated in to single entities. For now we use Composition as our project file. When we are feature-complete we will be using bundles for that.

You can download the Forge DSTU-2 Click-once installer here.

  • Features
  • Create new Profiles
  • Edit existing Profiles
  • Define Constraints
  • Define Extensions
  • Define Slices
  • Define Bindings