- FHIR Immunization Resource
- Electronic Health Records Exchange Through FHIR
- Medical Terminology
- Processes Data
- Processes Information
- Processes Documentation
- Health Information Exchange
- Electronic Health Records
- FHIR Smart
- Smart on FHIR
The Immunization resource intends to cover the recording of current and historical administration of vaccines to patients across all healthcare disciplines in all care settings and regions. It includes immunization of both humans and animals but does not include the administration of non-vaccine agents, even those that may have or claim to have immunological effects.
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While the terms “immunization” and “vaccination” are not clinically identical, for the purposes of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) resources, the terms are used synonymously.
Additionally, the Immunization resource is expected to cover key concepts related to the creation, revision and querying of a patient’s immunization history. This resource – through consultation with the Public Health work group – is believed to meet key use cases and information requirements.
Administration of vaccines is intended to be handled using the Immunization resource. Medication Administration is intended for tracking the administration of non-vaccine medications. Some systems treat immunizations in the same way as any other medication administration. Such systems should use an immunization resource to represent these. If systems need to use a Medication Administration resource to capture vaccinations for workflow or other reasons, they should also expose an equivalent Immunization instance.
Immunization reaction may be an indication of an allergy or intolerance. If this is deemed to be the case, a separate Allergy Intolerance resource instance should be created to indicate it, as most systems will not query against past Immunization reaction.
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John Snow Labs; Health Level Seven International;
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FHIR, HL7, Medical Terminology, Processes Data, Processes Information, Processes Documentation, Health Information Exchange, Electronic Health Records, FHIR Smart, Smart on FHIR
FHIR Immunization Resource, Electronic Health Records Exchange Through FHIR
|Name of the concept in the FHIR structure.
|required : 1
|A Computer-ready name (e.g. a token) that identifies the structure - suitable for code generation. Note that this name (and other names relevant for code generation, including element & slice names, codes etc) may collide with reserved words in the relevant target language, and code generators will need to handle this.
|The type the structure describes.
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|The value of the keyword should be an object or an array of objects. If the keyword value is an object, then for the data array to be valid each item of the array should be valid according to the schema in this value.
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|Computer Ready Name
|This is a Immunization resource
|The logical id of the resource
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