Retrieve a patient's medication list

If you want to access a patient’s prescribed medications—as documented by a specific organization—you can use this API action to retrieve a list. Typically, you can use this for:

  • tracking a patient’s current medications; or
  • reminding patients to take current medications at the appropriate time.

Patient identifier required

To use this API action, you must know the patient identifier. If you don’t, you must locate the appropriate identifier first. Learn how to search for a patient with demographics.

With this API action, you can retrieve information like medication type, dose, status, timing, frequency, quantity, and more.

Supported systems

You can use this API action with the Redox FHIR® API.

Your connection's system can return results with their own FHIR® or query-based API.

Things you need to know

What's next?

Does this API action seem like a good fit for your unique workflow? If so, let your Redox rep know! You can begin development by downloading the relevant resource schema (which is noted in the relevant action step below), and deciding which data elements you need. Then head over to our Quickstart guide to dive right in.

If you're not engaged with our sales team yet, talk to a Redoxer to get started.

Action steps

Prerequisites

The following actions must be completed before attempting the steps below.

Retrieve a patient's prescribed medications

This table has notes about how to use parameters for this action step specifically, but it's not exhaustive. Refer to the MedicationRequest schema for more details:

Parameter
Required
Notes
patient.identifier
Y
You must include at least one identifier for the patient that's used by the EHR system you're querying. If you don't have a patient identifier, you can find one by searching for a patient with demographics.
intent
N
When using MedicationRequest, you can use both patient identifier and intent to refine your search. If using intent, you can search with any of these values: proposalplanorderoriginal-orderreflex-orderfiller-orderinstance-orderoption.

The response contains one or more medications for an individual patient. In FHIR® responses, you can find the total number of included medications in the total array.

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Retrieve a patient's administered medications during an inpatient visit

This table has notes about how to use parameters for this action step specifically, but it's not exhaustive. Refer to the MedicationAdministration schema for more details.

Parameter
Required
Notes
patient.identifier
Y
You must include at least one identifier for the patient that's used by the EHR system you're querying. If you don't have a patient identifier, you can find one by searching for a patient with demographics.

The response contains one or more medications for an individual patient. In FHIR® responses, you can find the total number of included medications in the total array.

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