Jason and the Argonauts

The health informatics community seems to have a fondness for mythological metaphor. On December 4th at the HL7 Policy Conference, Chuck Jaffe announced the HL7 Argonaut Project as a new initiative to accelerate adoption of FHIR® and to address recommendations from...

Browsing SNOMED CT in Eclipse

SNOMED CT is one of the foundational terminology systems used in electronic health record (EHR) systems, along with the LOINC and RxNorm terminologies. SNOMED CT contains over 300,000 concept terms and more than 1,300,000 relationship between those concepts. Thus, it...

JASON Task Force Final Report

The ONC’s JASON Task Force (JTF) delivered its final report on October 15th to a joint meeting of the Health IT Standards Committee and Health IT Policy Committee. The task force recommendations are published in presentation slides and in a detailed report. The...

How to import XSD to UML

You can import one or more XML Schema files into a UML model, where XSD structures are mapped to UML packages, classes, data types, and associations. Large sets of interrelated schemas may be imported (e.g. several hundred XSD files) and xsd:import or xsd:include...

How to visualize models

hyperModel provides several different ways to visualize UML models. To get started, use the hyperModel perspective in Eclipse for quick access to all of these features, although these views are available in any Eclipse perspective. Menu: Window > Open Perspective...