Anastasia Dyubaylo · May 4, 2021

InterSystems FHIR Accelerator Programming Contest

Hey Community,

Please join the next InterSystems online programming competition:

🏆 InterSystems FHIR Accelerator Programming Contest 🏆

Submit an application that uses InterSystems FHIR-as-a-service on AWS or helps to develop solutions using InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator.

    Duration: May 10 - June 06, 2021

    Total prize: $8,750 


    1. Experts Nomination - a specially selected jury will determine winners:

    🥇 1st place - $4,000 

    🥈 2nd place - $2,000 

    🥉 3rd place - $1,000

    2. Community winners - an application that will receive the most votes in total:

    🥇 1st place - $1,000 

    🥈 2nd place - $500 

    🥉 3rd place - $250

    If several participants score the same amount of votes, they all are considered winners, and the money prize is shared among the winners.  

    Who can participate?

    Any Developer Community member, except for InterSystems employees. Create an account!

    👥 Developers can team up to create a collaborative application. Allowed from 2 to 5 developers in one team.

    Do not forget to highlight your team members in the README of your application – DC user profiles.

    Contest Period

    🛠 May 10 - 30: Application development and registration phase.

    May 31 - June 6: Voting phase.

    🎉 June 7: Winners announcement.

    Note: Developers can improve their apps throughout the entire registration and voting period.

    The topic

    💡  InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator as a service  💡

    • Support for FHIR R4, including the U.S. Core Implementation Guide
    • Developer portal for testing and understanding FHIR APIs
    • Multiple methods of authentication, including API Key and OpenID Connect 
    • Batch import of FHIR bundles via sFTP
    • Logging of FHIR request data  
    • Built on AWS infrastructure that is ISO 27001:2013 and HITRUST certified to support HIPAA and GDPR

    ➡️ How to use InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator Service (FHIRaaS) on AWS?

    Submit an application that uses InterSystems FHIR-as-a-service on AWS or helps to develop solutions using InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator.

      Here are the requirements:

      1. Accepted applications: new to Open Exchange apps or existing ones, but with a significant improvement. Our team will review all applications before approving them for the contest.
      2. The application can be built with ANY technology that will use InterSystems IRIS FHIR as a service.
      3. The application should be Open Source and published on GitHub.
      4. The README file to the application should be in English, contain the installation steps, and contain either the video demo or/and a description of how the application works.
      5. Source code of the InterSystems ObjectScript part (if any)should be available in UDL format (not XML). Example.

      The requirements above are subject to change.

      Helpful resources

      1. Template we suggest to start from:

      • coming soon

      2. Documentation: 

      3. Online courses on InterSystems FHIR support:

      4. Videos:

      Other FHIR related videos:

      Also, please check the related FHIR playlist on DC YouTube.

      5. Q&A on FHIR:

      6. How to submit your app to the contest:


      Voting rules will be announced soon. Stay tuned! 


      We're waiting for YOUR great project – join our coding marathon to win! 

      ❗️ Please check out the Official Contest Terms here.❗️

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      Whose application will be the first? 👀

      Hi  Community!

      The registration period has already begun! Follow our Contest Board and stay tuned. 

      Waiting for your cool projects!