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Unlocking the Power of Health Data: An Introduction to FHIR and Python


"Unlocking the Power of Health Data: An Introduction to FHIR and Python" Healthcare organizations generate and store vast amounts of data, but accessing and utilizing this data can be a challenge. One solution to this problem is FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), a standard for exchanging electronic health information. In this talk, we will explore the basics of FHIR and its data model, as well as how to use Python to interact with FHIR servers and manipulate FHIR data. We will also discuss real-world examples of how FHIR and Python are being used in the healthcare industry to improve patient care and drive innovation. Attendees will come away with a solid understanding of FHIR and Python, and be equipped to start using these technologies to unlock the power of their own health data. Speaker: Aly Sivji

Aly Sivji is a Canadian ex-pat living in Chicago. By day, he works as a Team Lead at Jasper Health building a digital health platform to improve the management and delivery of cancer care. By night, he co-organizes the Chicago Python Users Group (ChiPy). Aly is an active participant in the ChiPy Mentorship Program and he loves helping intermediate developers become experts. Outside of Python, Aly enjoys cycling, reading, and rewatching old TV shows.


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