Standards development organization Health Level Seven has changed its name to Health Level Seven International.

The change reflects the international scope that the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based organization now enjoys with a growing number of nations adopting its messaging standards. The International Organization for Standards also has adopted a number of HL7 standards.

HL7 further has collaborations with at least five other international standards development organizations. More information is available at

--Joseph Goedert

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access