W. Edward Hammond PhD, Chair Emeritus and Long Term Member, HL7 International, talks
with Kai Heitmann about history and presence of HL7 activities to gather input from
Clinicians to create standards like HL7 v2, Clinical Document Architecture and FHIR.
John Quinn, CTO of HL7 International, has been involved with HL7 since its beginnings
This interview focuses on the creation of HL7 versions 1, 2, and 2.1, the 1987-1995
This interview was held to document the "The early history of Health Level 7" which
is published as a whitepaper (http://bit.ly/1kkkmMg) as well as a series of articles
(2013 - 2015 newsletters) in the HL7 International Newsletter on the same subject.