API Change (22.3): Enable Creation of OB Episodes for Transgender Patients — Beta

Summary: 

Enable creation of OB episodes for transgender patients who may have a legal sex other than F.

Products: athenaCollector, athenaClinicals, athenaCollector for Hospitals & Health Systems, athenaClinicals for Hospitals & Health Systems

Available: 22.3 GA (Currently in Beta, started 1/20/2022)

Highlights: 

  • Endpoint now allows creation of OB episodes for patients with either Legal sex set to F or Assigned sex at birth set to F.
  • Previously, the patient had to have Legal sex set to F for the endpoint to be successful.

Overview

Endpoints affected  

POST /chart/{patientID}/obepisodes

What is changing?  

The POST /chart/{patient ID}/obepisodes will now successfully create an OB episode for patients with either Legal sex set to F or Assigned sex at birth set to F. Previously, the patient had to have Legal sex set to F for the endpoint to be successful.

Why we’re making this change  

We’re making this change to enable creation of OB episodes for transgender patients who may have a legal sex other than F.

Is this a breaking change?  

No 

What do I need to update in my code?  

No update needed.

What will happen if you do not update your code?  

Calling this endpoint for a patient assigned Female at birth with a legal sex other than F will now succeed instead of fail.

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