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RE: Opening Walled Gardens: RDF / Linked Data as the Universal Exchange Language of Healthcare

From: Michael Miller <Michael.Miller@systemsbiology.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:23:29 -0800
Message-ID: <07609850f771d48814dd6182e64af94d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mead, Charlie (NIH/NCI) [C]" <meadch@mail.nih.gov>
Cc: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, public-semweb-lifesci <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
hi charlie,

that's great, thanks

michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mead, Charlie (NIH/NCI) [C] [mailto:meadch@mail.nih.gov]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:01 AM
> To: Michael Miller
> Cc: David Booth; public-semweb-lifesci
> Subject: RE: Opening Walled Gardens: RDF / Linked Data as the Universal
> Exchange Language of Healthcare
>
> Hi Michael --
>
> Yes...and to make sure of that fact, Lloyd McKenzie, the author of the
MIF,
> was the person who wrote the transforms.  It was quite an effort which
he is
> just finishing the documentation.
>
> charlie
> ________________________________________
> From: Michael Miller [Michael.Miller@systemsbiology.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:52 AM
> To: Mead, Charlie (NIH/NCI) [C]
> Cc: David Booth; public-semweb-lifesci
> Subject: RE: Opening Walled Gardens: RDF / Linked Data as the Universal
> Exchange Language of Healthcare
>
> hi charlie,
>
> and is OWL able to capture everything about the MIF so no information is
> lost?  (i would be surprised if it didn't)
>
> michael
>
> Michael Miller
> Software Engineer
> Institute for Systems Biology
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mead, Charlie (NIH/NCI) [C] [mailto:meadch@mail.nih.gov]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 10:08 PM
> > To: Renato Iannella; Tom Morris; public-semweb-lifesci
> > Cc: David Booth; RebholzSchuhmann; Joanne Luciano; Michel Dumontier;
> > Conor Dowling; Rafael Richards
> > Subject: RE: Opening Walled Gardens: RDF / Linked Data as the
Universal
> > Exchange Language of Healthcare
> >
> > HL7 has just completed its first version of the entire MIF -- RIM +
data
> types +
> > vocabulary -- in OWL and is beginning to move to the use of SW as both
a
> > core design and run-time (RDF) artifact, the first instance of which
> will be
> > manifest in the FHIR initiative.  Other activities on the radar are
> > representation of all existing RIM-derived artifacts -- e.g. RMIMs and
> CDA
> > templates -- in OWL.  There is definitely movement.
> >
> > charlie
> > ________________________________________
> > From: Renato Iannella [ri@semanticidentity.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 11:48 PM
> > To: Tom Morris; public-semweb-lifesci
> > Cc: David Booth; RebholzSchuhmann; Joanne Luciano; Michel Dumontier;
> > Conor Dowling; Rafael Richards
> > Subject: Re: Opening Walled Gardens: RDF / Linked Data as the
Universal
> > Exchange Language of Healthcare
> >
> > On 16 Jan 2013, at 02:24, Tom Morris <tfmorris@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I think the argument would be greatly strengthened by proof points
to
> > > support the claims.  They don't need to be long and elaborate.
> >
> > The best real-world example would be the BBC's Olympic Games system
> that
> > used RDF [1].
> >
> > I think the Response paper is ok (given the intended audience) - and
any
> > examples could get complex that actually showed the inferencing
> > advantages of RDF/OWL....
> >
> > The recommendation for "The HIT Policy Committee should seriously
> > consider adopting RDF as a uniform, universal exchange language for
> > healthcare..." would be probably be worthwhile going to HL7 as well;-)
> >
> >
> > Cheers...
> > Renato Iannella
> > Semantic Identity
> > http://semanticidentity.com
> > Mobile: +61 4 1313 2206
> >
> > [1]
> >
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2012/04/sports_dynamic_semanti
> > c.html
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