Health Level 7: Interoperability Is the Future

free-vector-hl7_068771_hl7Just as people need to speak a common language to understand each other, computer applications need to communicate with a common protocol to share data. HL7 protocol development started in 1987 to allow healthcare applications to securely exchange clinical data with each other. Over time, HL7 has become globally accepted, widely accredited, and recognized as the most commonly used set of interoperability standards in the world. Continue reading