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IBM Watson Health was an early adopter of the HL7 FHIR specification. Dive into our open source FHIR server on GitHub today.

What is IBM FHIR Server?

IBM FHIR Server is capable of processing, validating, and storing healthcare data in an industry-standard format that can be used for running search and other reporting capabilities. Built for the enterprise and offering cloud portability, it's an integral component of a data integration pipeline.
By applying standardized semantics and data models in accordance with the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) specification, IBM FHIR Server makes it easier to maximize insights across systems. It enables capabilities like advanced analytics and machine learning, which can drive better health outcomes and organizational impact.
IBM FHIR Server is built on an open-source Java™ implementation of HL7 FHIR Release 4. Organizations can receive enterprise-grade services and support, including troubleshooting, maintenance, and automated upgrades.

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Go beyond the mandate

Satisfy CMS interoperability requirements, then leverage data, analytics and AI capabilities that drive new levels of insight and unlock new business and clinical opportunities.

Accelerate impact

Create a repository of standardized data with API access to support data integration efforts. Enable new clinical and operational use cases, from value-based care to improved organizational workflows.

Access expert support

Tap into professional services and support from IBM, including troubleshooting, maintenance and patch management.


Interoperability in healthcare

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Interoperability is a healthcare imperative. Seamless data exchange across the healthcare ecosystem will enable higher-quality care and stronger data security.

Frost Radar: IBM is a leader

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Frost & Sullivan has recognized IBM as a leader and the most innovative company in the U.S. healthcare data interoperability market.

IBM FHIR Server for developers

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IBM Watson Health was an early adopter of the HL7 FHIR specification, and our server implementation for FHIR R4 supports a range of healthcare use cases.

Chilmark: Think Beyond Compliance

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Although CMS regulations are driving the push for interoperability, there is significant opportunity for healthcare organizations that think beyond the mandate.