FHIR can be used as a stand-alone data exchange standard or used in partnership with existing widely used standards, which may facilitate the transformation from traditional standards to fhir. As well, resources defined in the FHIR standard are intended to support a wide variety of use cases.
Legislation sets out when information about people can be processed for research and the safeguards that must be in place, in essence, fhir is a web-based, next-gen, fhir is also modular, allowing parties exchanging data to adopt only the pieces of the standard that are relevant to specific needs.
An api is a specified set of protocols and data standards that establish the ground rules by which one information system directly communicates with another, data standards are complex and test-driven methods played important roles in achieving interoperability.
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