HL7 Europe WGM and FHIR Marathon

Tutorial Grid

At the HL7 Europe Working Group Meeting and FHIR Marathon January 15 to 19, 2024 we offer Tutorials from Monday through Wednesday, around ten in total. Please find below the tutorial grid with topics, dates, rooms and short descriptions.

Good news: one tutorial is included in your registration fee, for any additional tutorial 90 EUR incl VAT will be charged.

We look forward to seeing you in Athens!

Monday 15 Jan 2024 Room
11:30-13:00 FHIR for Starters
René Spronk, Firely
Do you know next to nothing about FHIR and would you like to understand its core components? This tutorial is aimed at a wide ranging audience and covers all core aspects of the FHIR specification, inclusive of resources, references, profiling, extensions, use in interoperability projects and government regulations.
14:00-15:30 FHIR Advanced
René Spronk, Firely
Would you like to fire up a bit more? This tutorial offers a detailed look at some FHIR topics: laboratory order management and results reporting, use of terminologies and search.
16:00-17:30 Introduction to SNOMED
Ian Green, SNOMED International
SNOMED CT is the largest global terminology, which is increasing being used in multiple countries to support both primary, secondary and tertiary point of care recording. In addition, SNOMED CTs ontological construction makes it ideal to support data analysis across all healthcare domains. The session will introduce the structure of SNOMED CT, and will also include examples of current use cases from across the world. The aim of the session is to both inform regarding current usage globally, and to explore future opportunities for optimising SNOMED CT implementations.
Tuesday 16 Jan 2024
11:30-13:00 Electronic Product Identification (ePI) / eLabeling
João Almeida, HL7 Portugal
With this tutorial, the participants will be able to gain a comprehensive understanding of FHIR ePIs, walk through the HL7 FHIR ePI specification to enhance your knowledge, discover how to prepare ePIs
14:00-15:30 Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP)
Robert Stegwee, CEN/TC 251 Health Informatics
This tutorial helps to promote a greater understanding about how IDMP standards "work" throughout the life-cycle stages of a medicinal product. In each stage – from the initial stage of Development and Production through the final stage of Utilisation and Outcome Assessment – IDMP standards’ concepts and theory are explained as part of two stories: "SweetDreams", a medicinal product, and Ingrid, its user.
14:00-15:30 Leveraging OMOP and FHIR in Europe
Sebastiaan van Sandijk, Odysseus Data Services The tutorial explains principles and practicalities of the OMOP Common Data Model, nd describes how the OMOP CDM and OHDSI tools and methods are used to generate scientific evidence at scale on the basis data of very heterogeneous, federated data sources. The session will help understand how OMOP and FHIR complement each other and discusses how the two can/should be combined in certain use cases to address common issues in European data spaces and research networks.
16:00-17:30 Introduction to LOINC
Marjorie Rallins / Eza Hafeza, Regenstrief
In this session you will learn about the basics of LOINC, including its purpose, design and use cases for implementation.
Wednesday 17 Jan 2024
11:30-13:00 HL7 European Lab Report Implementation Guide
Giorgio Cangioli / Riki Merrick
14:00-15:30 A Guide to FHIR Implementation Guides
Jose Costa Teixeira, HL7 Belgium
16:00-17:30 The International Patient Summary (IPS)
Rob Hausam, Robert Stegwee, Kai Heitmann
This tutorial focuses on the International Patient Summary, describes the rationale of Patient Summaries, and highlights the benefits for Patients and Care Givers. An insight view of the data model, terminology aspects and the FHIR specification is given, rounded up by with the European Patient Summary perspective on the IPS.
16:00-17:30 CDISC and HL7: Optimizing the Flow of Clinical Research Data for Patients
Rebecca Kush, Rhonda Facile

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