So far in our little mini series on FHIR and XDS we’ve had an overview of how FHIR resources support a document sharing infrastructure, looked at how a document creator can create and submit documents to a repository and/or registry, and spent a bit of time talking about the DocumentReference resource. Time to think about the consumer of these services.
There are 2 main scenarios that we want to support:
- Getting a list of documents for a patient (with various search parameters – e.g. a date range, type of document etc.) and displaying the metadata in a list to the consumer
- Retrieving a particular document to view
Getting the list of documents
Let’s think about the first scenario, and to keep it simple we’ll aim to retrieve all the documents for a patient. Given that the metadata about the document is represented by a DocumentReference resource hosted by the registry…
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