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GForge, the HL7 Project Homebase site is intended to support HL7 Tool Developers (Toolsmiths) and Work Groups in managing their projects. All of the tools available on this Homebase are designed to support the development and publication of HL7 Version 3 Messaging Standards. These tools carry a license that restricts their use to activities that support the development of standards by HL7 and the HL7 International Affiliate Organizations.

Purpose: Supports HL7 tool developers and and work group co-chairs in managing the projects.

Is Core to supporting an HL7 process

Product Family: - not associated with any HL7 product family

HL7 Functional Areas:

  • Standards Development
  • Implementation
  • Work Group Administration


  • SaaS

Version Rollout Date Last Update License
Open Source Software

Assessment: (done: 2016-08-13)

People and Organizations associated with GForge (HL7 Project Homebase):

  • HL7 International -System Administrator- (


  • 2016-06-18 (initial load) GForge assists in the management of the entire development life cycle using Collaborative Development Environment (CDE) tools to assist a team in working together, using message forums and mailing lists, including tools to create and control access to Source Code Management (SCM) repositories. GForge automatically creates a repository and controls access to it depending on the role security settings of the Project.