RESTful Data Exchange

Ultimately, REST is about accessing resources.  Efficient and effective use of resources requires that all components make use of a uniform interface for all interactions.   Roy Fielding lists four constraints that interfaces must follow in order to meet REST specifications. Constraint Identification of Resources All resources must have a unique ID (e.g., URL) Access […]

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EHR Systems are complex entities, and that complexity has downstream effects that are increasingly noticeable in the form of user complaints.   EHR system complexity is a direct result of having to address so many competing requirements.  We expect a lot of EHR systems.  We expect them to meet domain-specific requirements–HIPAA, MU, legal record, workflow, decision […]

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