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Are you a software developer with an interest in eHealth? Have you been asking yourself what on earth FHIR and SNOMED CT are (aside from a couple more acronyms to learn about)? This day is for you. Join other developers for a full day of hands-on learning and exercises that will help use both of these powerful standards to drive semantic interoperability and clinical decision support.

Led by SNOMED CT and FHIR experts and healthcare thought leaders, you will gain insight into the power of SNOMED CT and FHIR and their game-changing impact on healthcare delivery across the globe.

Proudly sponsored by Orion Health & Produced by SNOMED International & Gevity Inc.


Wednesday, 17th October 2018

Room: Coal Harbour

08:30 - 09:00

Welcome and Introductions

09:00 - 10:00

Introduction to SNOMED CT

10:00 - 10:30Introduction to FHIR and FHIR Terminology Services
10:30 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 11:30Introduction to FHIR and FHIR Terminology Services (continued)
11:30 - 12:30Hands-on tutorial: exercises to get attendees using SNOMED CT and FHIR together
12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00Group breakout sessions: each group addressing a specific use case, guided by an instructor
15:00 - 15:30Break
15:30 - 16:00Group breakout sessions: wrap-up
16:00 - 17:00Group presentations and closing remarks from Day of the Dev organizers

Cost: $50 (or free with a SNOMED CT Expo registration)


Who is this event for?
Developers and system designers and anyone else interested in how SNOMED CT and FHIR can work together

What do I need to bring?
Since this session is hands-on, everyone needs to bring their own laptop. We will supply pretty much everything else: the food, international standards experts, resources to conduct the exercises, power, wifi and a one-of-a-kind t-shirt. If you have a healthcare app, bring it along to work on it!

Where exactly is this taking place?
SNOMED CT and FHIR Day of the Dev will take place at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, an incredible waterfront location. It's a pre-conference session for the SNOMED CT Expo 2018 conference, an annual conference that rotates around to different regions of the world. 

Is there a Slack channel?
Yes! It can be found here in our public Slack instance, . If you do not have an account already, please complete this form to get an invite .

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More Information

Sponsor: Orion Health 
Produced by: Gevity and SNOMED International 

Take advantage of all the SNOMED CT Expo has to offer... visit the main conference website here.