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INTEROPen turns to members for funding as NHS Digital pulls back

September 2019, digitalhealth.net

INTEROPen is switching to a membership model following NHS Digital’s decision to cease funding the group.

From 2020, INTEROPen, a supplier-led interoperability group tasked with promoting open data standards across healthcare, will begin asking vendors to pay an annual membership fee.

Membership fees will be banded according to the size of the supplier. Care provider organisations – such as NHS trusts, clinical commissioning groups as well as sustainability and transformation partnerships – standards bodies, arms-length bodies and very small vendor organisations will be granted free membership.

INTEROPen said the new arrangement would give it more freedom to tackle the interoperability priorities of healthcare organisations and address the limitations of being funded through a national organisation.

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2017 emerges as pivotal year for FHIR interoperability standard

05 Jan 2017 healthdatamanagement.com

Health Level Seven International’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) application programming interface is moving closer to becoming a mature standard, with the “normative” version slated for release sometime in 2017.

INTEROPen accelerates development of NHS interoperability standards

23 Jun 2016 buildingbetterhealthcare.co.uk

Twenty-nine industry-leading organisations have come together to create INTEROPen, a supplier action group aimed at accelerating the development of open standards for interoperability in the health and social care sectors…