Updated Endpoint: FHIR R4 Observation – Adding Chart and Encounter Measurement Data Sources to the Existing R4 Observation API

Summary

We are expanding the data sources covered by our Observation FHIR API by adding chart and encounter measurements

Products

athenaClinicals, athenaClinicals for Hospitals & Health Systems

Roles

Management/Technical

Available

December 8, 2022

Highlights

You can now retrieve chart and encounter measurements entered in athenanet by using the FHIR R4 Observation API

Setup

  • Rollout Toggle - CLCDI_FHIR_VITALS_MEASUREMENTS

Is this a breaking change

No, this is not a breaking change

Endpoints affected

  • GET FHIR/R4/Observation

New Endpoints

  • N/A

Resources

Refer to the following resources for more information:

What is changing

Encounter and chart measurements information stored in athenanet are available via the FHIR Observation API. 

Why we’re making the change

We’re making this change to provide our clients and partners with a means to retrieve charts and encounter measurement information stored in a structured manner. This is important for enabling interoperability and EHI data availability. 

What will current users of the endpoint need to update in their code

Current users will not need to take any action.

What will happen if users of the endpoint do not update their code

This is not a breaking change, so nothing will happen if changes are not made.

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