On September 25th the Medical Intelligence Initiative organizes an event about the potential of FHIR for the University Medical Centers in the Netherlands. The MI Initiative was founded by the Leiden UMC, Utrecht UMC and Furore in 2012. Currently, the iniative is aligned with the Data4lifesciences program and all eight UMCs in the Netherlands take part.
Topics of the event include medical research, quality measures, external reporting as well as patient apps running on EHRs. Speakers from hospitals and clinics in the Netherlands talk about their experiences and plans. Special guest is Gajen Sunthara, Director of Innovation R&D at Boston Children’s Hospital. Boston Children’s Hospital is one of the leading hospitals in applying FHIR in clinical practice and medical research in the US.