Query Patient Demographic Records by Demographics Workflow

Overview

This transaction allows Point-of-Service (PoS) systems to query for patients that match supplied demographics. The following sequence diagram shows the steps involved.
Workflow Maturity
Mature
  • One or more OpenHIE implementations of this workflow exist in one or more countries
  • Workflow is defined and ARB approved
  • Workflow is supported by mature standards
Standards*
Option 1
Option 2
Assumptions and Prerequisites
The PoS system is a trusted application known by the HIE and it is registered with the interoperability layer to be able to send and receive data securely (Common message security workflow).
Actors
  • PoS - The point of care system that captures patient identifiers, is responsible for sending the identifiers to the HIE.
  • IL - Mediates the transactions between the PoS system and the client registry.
  • CR - Manages patient demographics and identifier details

Interaction Description

The following is a description of the interaction steps.

Technical details

Ref
Interaction
Endpoint
Description
Transaction Options
1
Get patient by demographics
IL
The message includes the query criteria which may include one or more patient identifiers and/or one or more demographic attributes.
2
Get patient from CR by demographics
CR
The message from the PoS is passed directly through to the CR by the IL.
3
Return patient record
IL
The response returns the patient(s) that matched the query criteria. It may consist of zero or more patient demographic records.
2. Query Patient Resource Response (ITI TF-2c:3.Y1.4.2): Bundle (Patient)
4
Return patient record
PoS
The message from the CR is passed directly through to the PoS by the IL
2. Query Patient Resource Response (ITI TF-2c:3.Y1.4.2): Bundle (Patient)
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