Secure messaging vendors testing FHIR API for federated directories

The Australian Digital Health Agency is holding a connectathon next week for its secure messaging technical working group, which is working on plans to test a federated directory search capability using a FHIR application programming interface.

ADHA secure messaging program manager Sari McKinnon told the RACGP eHealth forum in Melbourne last week that the working group was planning to develop a seamless way to look for healthcare provider information across a range of different vendor directories using a FHIR API, with good progress made so far.

ADHA is sponsoring two proof-of-concept trials for multi-vendor secure messaging, one led by Telstra Health and one by HealthLink, testing the safe transmission of messages between secure messaging services, clinical software systems and different provider organisations.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: secure messaging

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