Article: Open-source AsyncAPI Initiative to be hosted by the Linux Foundation

API, Open Infrastructure, Open Source

Open-source AsyncAPI Initiative to be hosted by the Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation said today that it has agreed to host a promising open-source project known as the AsyncAPI Initiative that has already been put to use by several big enterprise technology firms.

The AsyncAPI Initiative includes both a specification and a set of open-source tools that are designed to work with asynchronous application programming interfaces and event-driven architectures, the foundation said.

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Article: Open Healthcare — a perfect storm — technology, need and mandate

Cures, Drugs, Open Health, Procedures (Medical)

Open Healthcare — a perfect storm — technology, need and mandate

Early interoperability standards in HC were onerous and heavy but also necessary. HL7 V2 came to maturity in the 90s. It was 80% standard and 20% a framework.     V2 lacked a consistent data model and had many more challenges but represented the complex world of healthcare. Interoperability was a science project.  

HL7 V3 came along at the turn of the century to address the v2 challenges but did not provide backward compatibility. V3 presented itself as more of a standard than a framework for negotiation.

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