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HL7 FHIR Advanced training course

Number of Days: 1 day, 09:00 to 16:30. Your instructor is available during lunch and after 16:30 for informal discussions about your specific area of interest or applications.

This training has not been scheduled this year; it is only provided upon request.

Additional Information/Registration: Call +31 337630636, or e-mail us at Training@ringholm.com.

Summary of course content: This training course offers a 1 day discussion of advanced FHIR topics that are related to the implementation of FHIR. The aim is to cover all sorts of implementation aspects which are not covered by the standard itself, as well as some of the trickier parts of the standard. The training course contains a series of relatively small hands-on exercises allowing the attendee to get a in depth understanding of the material covered.

Who Should Attend: This training course is aimed at those that already have experience with the implementation of the HL7 FHIR standard.

Goals of the training course: Upon completion of this training course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify architectural considerations that apply to FHIR and determine how to best address those in their own FHIR solutions
  • Understand some of the trickier/advanced parts of FHIR
  • Getting hands-on experience with various advanced aspects of FHIR
  • Compare strategies for using relational or document-oriented storage, validation and use of Xml and Json

Prerequisites: The attendees are assumed to be familiar with:

  • The core components of the FHIR standard
  • Software implementation of those core components


  • Server side implementation issues (Spark, HAPI)
  • Migration CDA/v2 to FHIR
    • Mapping CCDA to FHIR - the StructureMap resource and the mapping language
  • Persistence of FHIR resources, (consistent technical ID, versioning, )
  • The url, the contained resource and the reference: identification across paradigms and ecosystems
  • Advanced Fluentpath, implementation of.
  • Validation
    • Re-use of existing validation engines
  • Error handling
    • OperationOutcome
  • Conformance Resources
    • useful metadata services for building servers
    • Resolving profiles, valuesets and other conformance resources
    • Dealing with profile incompatibities
  • RDF and FHIR

Course Materials: Ringholm will provide each participant with handouts containing all materials covered in the training as well as other support materials. The participants will also receive a copy of the latest version of the FHIR specification.

Faculty: Ewout Kramer (and/or other tutors, depending on the location and language of the training course).


About Ringholm bv

Ringholm bv is a group of European experts in the field of messaging standards and systems integration in healthcare IT. We provide the industry's most advanced training courses and consulting on healthcare information exchange standards.
See http://www.ringholm.com or call +31 33 7 630 636 for additional information.