FHIR APIs

Part 1: Creating an FHIR API – Google or Azure?

Zach Gardner Cloud, Creating an FHIR API, Security, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Data interoperability is one of the hardest problems in Healthcare IT. The most popular approach is to exchange HL7v2 messages between systems. These pipe-delimited messages are difficult to read by a human and often need additional customizations between implementations.

The next major paradigm shift is towards FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), a JSON-based standard that is evolving ahead of the needs of the industry. Cloud vendors like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google are trying to lay their claim to be the one-stop shop for healthcare on the cloud.

This blog is part of a 4 part series diving into an actual use case I recently encountered while working with a client. I had to stand up an FHIR repository/API for 2+ million patients that could be used by hundreds of users every day, as well as countless background processes.

How to build an Attestation Page using Microsoft Power Apps

Chris Vaught Azure, Development Technologies, Tutorial 1 Comment

The purpose of this demo is to show you how easy it is to leverage Power Apps to quickly create an internal Attestation page. Power Apps can easily be tailored to meet your company’s design guidelines and delivered to your platform of choice, individualized, and tied to complex workflows leveraging the tools you use.

This post is organized into three, fairly simple steps. I tried to break it down into minute, succeeding tasks, so it’s easy to follow along. Without further ado, let’s jump right into it!

Multicloud

White Paper: Guiding Principles for Multicloud Success

Keyhole Software Cloud, Consulting, Keyhole Creations 1 Comment

In this white paper, Keyhole Software offers guiding principles as experts in developing custom applications that increase the probability of success in embracing a multicloud infrastructure. Some of the topics include:

– Challenges and “gotchas” to avoid when adopting a multicloud infrastructure
– Brainstorming questions and exercises to help define an enterprise multicloud strategy
– Suggestions for assessing multicloud readiness
– Key questions to analyze the impact multicloud could have on your organization, with an eye for pain points

The Power of Amazon Lightsail

Todd Horn AWS, Development Technologies, Tutorial 1 Comment

Amazon Lightsail allows a developer to build applications and websites fast, with very little cost, using pre-configured cloud resources on AWS. You can create a website or application in just a few clicks and automatically configure networking, access, and security environments with ease. It will easily scale as needed, or you can migrate your resources to a larger AWS ecosystem, such as Amazon EC2.

Recently, a client wanted to move and update an existing marketing / informational WordPress site from a typical hosting provider to their existing AWS environment. Let’s walk through that process and also explore some of the other options that are available with Amazon Lightsail.