You can use this API action to retrieve a patient's record from an EHR system with demographics. This is helpful if you don't know any of the patient's identifiers.
This API action may be a good fit for your organization if you perform any of these use cases:
- Tie patient records from your system to the patient’s record in the relevant EHR.
- Fill the gaps in demographics you have for a specific patient by using a few data points to locate a more comprehensive set of data.
- Search for a patient in a large integration network, like the Carequality Interoperability Framework.
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.
- 1Search for a patient with demographicsrequired
This table has notes about how to use parameters for this API action specifically, but it's not exhaustive. Refer to the Patient resource schema for more details.
Typically the patient's first name.
Typically the patient's last name.
The patient's date of birth.
Depending on the EHR system, you may receive one result per search, a list of results, or no results at all.