Subscriptions R5 Backport
1.1.0 - Standard for Trial Use International flag

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This chapter details the technical specification of Topic-Based Subscriptions in FHIR R4.

  1. Actors - Defines the actors / systems involved in subscriptions.
  2. Topic-Based Subscription Components - Defines and describes the components (FHIR Resources) used in subscriptions.
  3. Workflow - Provides a high-level overview of the workflow for creating a subscription and sending/receiving notifications.
  4. Channels - Describes the pre-defined channels used in subscriptions, how to select one, and how to extend into custom channel types.
  5. Notifications - Details the contents of notifications.
  6. Payload Types - Describes the different types of payloads available in notifications.
  7. Conformance - Specifies minimum conformance requirements to conform with this IG.
  8. Handling Errors - Provides some information on detecting and handling errors for clients and servers.