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Unlocking Innovation: Harnessing FHIR for Health Insurers

Dec 20, 2023
1:00 pm EST
Presented by InterSystems
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About This Webinar

In an ever-evolving health care landscape, health insurance providers are presented with both challenges and opportunities. The adoption of HL7® FHIR® has opened new doors for innovation, providing a modern standardized framework for data exchange. This webinar is designed to help insurers set a vision for harnessing the power of FHIR. We will explore why payers need to leverage FHIR not only for regulatory compliance but also as a strategic tool for innovation and competitive advantage. Join us to gain insights into the transformative potential of FHIR and learn how it can help you position your organization for success.

The webinar will address the challenges and opportunities faced by health insurance providers in the dynamic healthcare landscape by:

  1. Providing Clarity on FHIR Adoption: Demonstrating how the adoption of HL7 FHIR can be a transformative step for insurers, helping to clarify the modern standardized framework for data exchange and the benefits it offers.
  2. Strategic Implementation: Illustrating how leveraging FHIR goes beyond meeting regulatory requirements, showing how it can be strategically used as a tool for fostering innovation and gaining a competitive edge in the health care market.
  3. Vision Setting: Offering insights into how insurers can set a clear vision for utilizing FHIR to position their organizations for success, highlighting the potential for innovation and growth within the context of industry challenges and opportunities.

Attendees Will Learn About

  1. The Significance of FHIR: Why health insurance providers should embrace HL7 FHIR as a strategic tool for innovation and competitive advantage, beyond meeting regulatory requirements
  2. Innovation: How the adoption of FHIR can open new doors for innovation within the evolving healthcare landscape, allowing health insurance providers to leverage modern standardized data exchange frameworks effectively
  3. Strategic Vision: Gain a comprehensive understanding of how FHIR adoption can help insurers position themselves for success, allowing them to navigate industry challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities


Kendra Obrist

Senior Consultant

Point-of-Care Partners

Kendra Obrist is a seasoned healthcare executive with extensive expertise in product management, professional services, sales, marketing, and leadership. Renowned for her creativity and insightful approach, Kendra excels in motivating and managing teams. With a rich background spanning various roles such as President, Chief Marketing Officer, and VP Product Management, she has served a diverse…

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Russell Leftwich, MD

Senior Clinical Advisor, Interoperability


Russell Leftwich, MD, FAMIA, serves as a senior clinical advisor for interoperability at InterSystems, a global data technology company. His role is to advise InterSystems around healthcare data standards in their products and to support healthcare product strategy globally. Dr. Leftwich is a frequent presenter in the U.S. and internationally around the FHIR data standard. He is on the board…

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