Models and Messages: Insights from the HL7/OMG Services Specification Project

Track: Deploying XML, Vertical Industries, Government

Audience Level: High Level/Technical view

Time: Tuesday, November 15 14:45

Author: Ann Wrightson, CSW Group Ltd.

Keywords: Healthcare, Government, Interoperability, Service Oriented Architecture


The Healthcare Services Specification Project is a joint venture in healthcare standards between HL7 and OMG. This paper describes the purpose and work of that group, and also brings out a number of issues regarding the foundations of interoperability, in the interplay of models and syntax.