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Understanding FHIR® with 1upHealth

This video breaks down the ins and outs of FHIR, what it is, how it works, and why it matters for healthcare interoperability.

At a very basic level, FHIR is just the application of very basic web technologies. We store the data in JSON and we transmit it via REST APIs. Now, these are technologies that have powered the internet for the past 10 years, so they’re not particularly new or novel. What’s exciting about FHIR is the application of these tried and true web technologies in the healthcar