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Dec 12 Webinar: Yosemite Project – Part 5: “Introduction and RDF Representation of FHIR for Clinical Data”

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DATE: December 12, 2014

TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

PRICE: Free to all attendees


About the Webinar

In our series on The Yosemite Project, we explore RDF as a data standard for health data. Our speaker, Joshua Mandel, will provide a lightning tour of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), an emerging clinical data standard, with a focus on its resource-oriented approach, and a discussion of how FHIR intersects with the Semantic Web. We’ll look at how FHIR represents links between entities; how FHIR represents concepts from standards-based vocabularies; and how a set of FHIR instance data can be represented in RDF.

About the Speaker

Joshua Mandel

Photo of Joshua MandelJoshua Mandel is a physician and software engineer interested in improving clinical care through information technology. After earning an S.B. in computer science and electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.D. from the Tufts University School of Medicine, he joined the faculty of the Boston Children’s Hospital Informatics Program and Harvard Medical School, where he serves as lead architect of the SMART Project (http://smartplatforms.org). Josh has a special interest in tools and interfaces that support software developers who are new to the health domain.


Watch “The Yosemite Project” Parts 1 – 3 ‘On Demand’:

WEBINAR: The Yosemite Project – Part 1: An RDF Roadmap for Healthcare Information Interoperability (VIDEO)

WEBINAR: Yosemite Project – Part 2 : The Ideal Medium for Health Data? A Dive into Lab Tests (VIDEO)

WEBINAR: Yosemite Project – Part 3: Transformation for Integrating VA data with FHIR in RDF (VIDEO)

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