Rik Smithies is an independent integration consultant with over 20 years medical informatics experience.
Recent clients include NHS (UK), FDA (US), EMA (EU), Microsoft, IBM and Cambridge University.
An active member and committer on the FHIR development team, Rik created the first UK FHIR demonstration server.
He is a regular "Connectathon" participant, international FHIR tutor and FHIR Certified Implementer.
Rik is currently Technical Chair of HL7 UK - a not-for-profit organization that promotes the use of international healthcare interoperability standards.