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Re: JSON-LD for emerging healthcare standard (FHIR)?

From: Nicholas Bollweg <nick.bollweg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:44:48 -0500
Message-ID: <CACejjWy9DZNFbQcxWLVW+2OYMLo1U8-gJfUSRi0FM1nVC7uVbQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Cc: "public-linked-json@w3.org" <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Had investigated this some in the past.

There's this...

Though it makes it sound like they are moving off JSON-LD to FHIR else?

Nevertheless, I am certain there would be interest in pursuing this.

On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 2:29 PM, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:

> Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is an emerging
> healthcare standard being developed at HL7 that is gaining lots of
> momentum, and currently has both XML and JSON representations.  A joint
> HL7-W3C work group[1] has been formed to promote the use of RDF for
> healthcare information interoperability, and we've been investigating the
> potential use of JSON-LD for FHIR instead of plain JSON, so that the same
> FHIR JSON-LD messages could be automatically interpretable both as plain
> JSON and as RDF (because JSON-LD is both JSON and an RDF serialization).
> This is potentially a fantastic opportunity to get JSON-LD adopted in
> healthcare IT.  *However*, if the draft standards for FHIR JSON are to be
> changed to specify JSON-LD, the proposed changes need to be made ASAP -- in
> the next 2-3 weeks -- before the FHIR standardization effort gets too far
> along.
> I have started investigating the technical impact of switching to JSON-LD
> -- see my interim report[2] -- but I'm running into some issues around
> scoping and identifiers that I'm not sure of the best way to solve.  I'm
> not a JSON-LD expert, so I'm concerned that in my ignorance I may miss an
> important potential solution.
> Would anyone who is JSON-LD savvy be willing to help on this?  You do NOT
> need to know FHIR or anything about healthcare IT, but your JSON-LD insight
> would be very helpful.
> Thanks!
> David Booth
> 1. http://wiki.hl7.org/index.php?title=RDF_for_Semantic_Interoperability
> 2. http://dbooth.org/2015/fhir/json-ld/fhir-in-json-ld.pdf
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