Renesan Software: HL7 to offer its interoperability standards for free

5 Sep 2012

HL7 to offer its interoperability standards for free

ONC's Farzad Mostashari: This will be 'huge' for health IT innovation
September 5, 2012 | By Marla Durben Hirsch
Standards development icon Health Level Seven International (HL7) has decided to offer its intellectual property, including its standards for interoperability, free of charge via licensing agreements, beginning in 2013.
"HL7's vision is to make its collaborative, consensus-driven standards the best and most widely used in healthcare," said CEO Charles Jaffe, M.D., in the announcement. "By eliminating this barrier to implementation, we can come closer to realizing our goal, in which healthcare IT can reduce costs and improve the quality of care."

Read more: HL7 to offer its interoperability standards for free - FierceEMR http://www.fierceemr.com/story/hl7-offer-its-interoperability-standards-free/2012-09-05#ixzz25f1B4KVH

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