Technology

Getting Started with FHIR and GraphQL
A Step-by-Step Guide

GraphQL and FHIR are two emerging technologies that we’re passionate about. In fact, we recently flew to Amsterdam for FHIR DevDays to give a talk on how to integrate GraphQL into FHIR. If you’re interested in playing around with these technologies too, you’re in luck – we created an open source server in Node.js. It’s […]

February 04, 2019
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Building Portable FHIR Apps
Challenges and a Case Study

FHIR® is supposed to allow all health systems to talk to each other. But, is it really a common language? In this post, Healthcare Tech Lead Andrew Marcus dives deeper, and looks into some of the challenges in building portable FHIR® apps. Meanings and Context According to George Bernard Shaw, “The United States and Great […]

January 10, 2019
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The Pitfalls of PowerPoint
Lessons from the Columbia Disaster

PowerPoint and presentations usually go hand in hand. But, is PowerPoint always the best way to communicate a message? In this post, UX Designer Libby Duryee dives into the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster to illustrate why PowerPoint should be used with care. A Piece of Foam In 2003, as the Columbia Space Shuttle launched, a […]

November 12, 2018
CHC 2018 Recap
Apps and BBQ in Kansas City

This month, The A-Team headed to Kansas City for the Cerner Healthcare Conference (CHC 2018). Not only did we get to see firsthand where the healthcare industry is going with FHIR-based applications, we got to try Kansas City’s famous BBQ. The verdict on the burnt ends at Jack Stack Barbeque? Two thumbs up! Cerner Code […]

October 29, 2018
FHIR DevDays Recap
Plus, Lobster Rolls in Boston!

Our team had a blast at HL7 FHIR DevDays! Not only was the conference insightful and collaborative, it was held in Boston – home of seriously tasty lobster rolls. If you weren’t able to make it to the sold-out conference, don’t worry. You can listen to Episode 2 of Asymmetrik’s Healthcare podcast, where we recap […]

August 01, 2018