Event notifications is the process of informing others of your actions and events on a patients care pathway. This specifically excludes formal workflow processes such as Transfer of Care which is covered in Requests and FHIR Workflow and the population of Electronic Healthcare Repositories (EHR).
Event notifications are normally triggered based on specific actions or events recorded in a patients EHR. For example, one of the most common triggers in healthcare is ADT events which occur when a patient is admitted or discharged from hospital.
Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT)
This section covers structured Appointment notifications. In is anticipated these will be use in conjunction with text based notifications which is covered in UKCore - Alert Communication.
Clinical Event Notifications
Patient Demographics and Identity
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Patient notifications and patient demographics query is a widely implemented process across health and social care networks at many different levels (national, regional, hospital, etc). It is expected the use HL7 v2 ADT Patient Notifications will continue for some time into the future and so this section will focus on use cases outside of hospital settings.
- Use Case - Patient Demographic Query
- Use Case - Patient Registration
- User Case - Patient Identity Feed
Use case Use Case - Subscription
API's Implementing this profile
|e-Referral Service - FHIR API||Subscription option (future)|
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