Monthly Archives: August 2018

PHP serialization/unserialization in Laravel using Accessors & Mutators

It is a very common use case to store/retrieve array type data to/from the database by using PHP’s serialize/unserialize function. When this data is coming back and forth from JSON format, this 2 functions quickly do the conversion from array to database storable string format and vice versa. In plain PHP code, to get the string just …

EMR/EHR on top of HL7 FHIR Server – Is it possible?

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR, pronounced as fire) is a standard data format and elements that are suitable for exchange of healthcare data in and across the healthcare organizations developed and maintained by Health Level 7 (HL7). It will definitely solve one of the main problems and challenges of healthcare IT systems – “Interoperability”. Electronic Health …