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Pathology API standards
API standards to enable the exchange of Pathology data between systems.
|Year||Name||Version||Status & Notes||Links|
|2003||NHS Requirements for Pathology Messaging
|v1.003||Current - the standard used for pathology test results sent from laboratories to GP practices||https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20150107145848/http:/www.isb.nhs.uk/documents/isb-1557/amd-39-2003|
|Not widely adopted - only used as part of the NHS Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme||https://data.developer.nhs.uk/dms/mim/6.3.01/Index.htm
under Domains -> Health and Clinical Management -> Laboratory
|2016||FHIR Implementation Guide for Diagnostic Services
HL7 FHIR STU2
|Not implemented - broader in scope than pathology, includes other diagnostic services||https://data.developer.nhs.uk/fhir/dds-draft-b/DDS-Version-1-0-Draft-B/Chapter.1.About/index.html|
National Pathology FHIR Messaging SpecificationsHL7 FHIR STU3
|Future - the standard that will replace the current PMIP/PMEP EDIFACT standard||https://developer.nhs.uk/apis/itk3nationalpathology-1-1-0/|
Last edited: 18 November 2020 2:48 pm