Additional Resources

Defining an Open Platform

An excellent introduction to open platforms. This is published by the Apperta Foundation, a not-for-profit set up by NHS England to support the adoption of open standards across health and care.

A Blueprint for a Co-Produced Personal Health Record (CoPHR)

This document describes a radically new approach to personal health records (PHR): the Co-Produced PHR (coPHR). This is published by the Apperta Foundation, a not-for-profit set up by NHS England to support the adoption of open standards across health and care.

openEHR Clinical Knowledge Manager

The openEHR Clinical Knowledge Manager (CKM) is a tool that allows interested parties to discover available openEHR archetypes and collaborate with others to create and review new archetypes.

There is an International CKM operated by the openEHR Foundation and a number of local CKMs serving the needs of particular geographies. These include the Apperta CKM that serves the UK and Ireland; and The Norwegian Nasjonal IKT CKM that serves Norway.

Ripple Foundation Videos from 2017:

A very high level overview of openEHR and open platforms

The Postmodern EHR

A global perspective of changes in health and the role of open platforms

Introduction to Open Platforms

This video from Alistair Hann, CTO of National Digital Service Scotland, provides an excellent introduction to open platforms.

Videos presented by Dr Ian McNicoll, Our Chief Clinical Information Officer

openEHR technical basics for HL7 and FHIR users

An excellent introduction to openEHR for anyone, even if you have never heard of HL7 or FHIR  by Thomas Beale, the Principal at Ars Semantica and openEHR Foundation Specifications lead.

openEHR technical basics for HL7 and FHIR users

openEHR Workflow and Task Planning

An introduction to extension of the openEHR specification to address issues of workflow and task planning.

A blog here and a presentation below both by Thomas Beale, the Principal at Ars Semantica and openEHR Foundation Specifications lead.

Designing openEHR archetypes

An introduction to designing openEHR Archetypes. The video is presented by Dr Heather Leslie (Atomica Informatics, Australia) and Silje Ljosland Bakke (Information Architect at Nasjonal IKT HF, Norway).