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This implementation guide is provided to support the use of FHIR®© in a Swiss context.

This document is a working specification that is expected to be implemented and tested by FHIR®© system producers to enable feedback to improve the content of this guide.


This document presents Swiss use concepts defined via FHIR processable artefacts; these are collaborative outputs with agreed approaches to varied kinds of healthcare related information based on the core FHIR R4 specification.

  • Profiles - are useful constraints of core FHIR resources and datatype for Swiss use
  • Extensions - are FHIR extensions that are added for local use, covering needed Swiss concepts
  • Terminologies - are defined or referenced code systems and value sets for Swiss context

FHIR profiles are managed under HL7 Switzerland:


This guide is the product of collaborative work undertaken with participants from: