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Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration API standards
Use these API standards to share medication requests between ePMA systems and hospital pharmacy or stock control systems.
Use these API standards to share medication requests between electronic hospital patient medicines administration (ePMA) systems and hospital pharmacy or stock control systems.
In particular, they define the structure of the FHIR
MedicationRequest which acts as a medication order request to the pharmacy for a given patient under care on the ward.
This guidance is applicable to both STU3 and R4 implementations of the FHIR standard. It highlights differences between them and provides guidance on how to future proof an STU3 implementation if an uplift to R4 is expected.
For more details see the ePMA FHIR Implementation Guidance.
|Year||Name||Version||Status & Notes||Links|
|2020||ePMA FHIR Implementation Guidance||1.0.1||Alpha - ePMA FHIR Implementation Guidance||https://developer.nhs.uk/apis/epma-implementation-1.0.1-alpha/index.html|