Interview with Ed Hammond: How HL7 gathers input for standards
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.

Orlando, FL (USA), January 2016

1280x720 - 359 MB - 0:09:49
Published: 2016-01-14 (vimeo) – an HD video
Early HL7 – an interview with John Quinn
John Quinn, CTO of HL7 International, has been involved with HL7 since its beginnings in 1987. This interview focuses on the creation of HL7 versions 1, 2, and 2.1, the 1987-1995 time frame.
This interview was held to document the "The early history of Health Level 7" which is published as a whitepaper ( as well as a series of articles (2013 - 2015 newsletters) in the HL7 International Newsletter on the same subject.

Cambridge, MA (USA), September 2013

1280x720 - 535 MB - 0:31:58
Published: 2014-07-13 (vimeo) – an HD video
What's so great about HL7?
This is a short video with two comments by George W. "Woody" Beeler and Mead Walker from HL7 about "what's so great about HL7"...

Cambridge, MA (USA), October 2010

1920x1080 - 344 MB - 0:01:56
Published: 2011-08-04 (vimeo) – an HD video
Ed Hammond: About HL7
W. Ed Hammond, PhD, a founding member of HL7, has served three terms as the chair of the HL7 Board of Directors and is one of the most astute observers of the international healthcare standardization scene.

The team had the opportunity to talk to him about HL7 and what makes it special at the recent HL7 Plenary and Working Group Meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), where HL7 had the largest number of attendees to date.

Cambridge, MA (USA), October 2010

1280x720 - 344 MB - 0:05:48
Published: 2010-12-03 (vimeo) – an HD video
HL7 Working Group Meeting 2005
Promotional video for the HL7 Working Group Meeting May 1-6, 2005, in Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands.

Netherlands, October 2004

676x540 - 45 MB - 4:56
Published: 2004-10-30 (vimeo) – an HD video