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Example Observation/eye-color (JSON)

Orders and Observations Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Device, Encounter, Patient, Practitioner, RelatedPerson

Raw JSON (canonical form + also see JSON Format Specification)

Example of a very simple personal characteristic observation

  "resourceType" : "Observation",
  "id" : "eye-color",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p><b>Generated Narrative: Observation</b><a name=\"eye-color\"> </a><a name=\"hceye-color\"> </a></p><div style=\"display: inline-block; background-color: #d9e0e7; padding: 6px; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid #8da1b4; border-radius: 5px; line-height: 60%\"><p style=\"margin-bottom: 0px\">Resource Observation &quot;eye-color&quot; </p></div><p><b>status</b>: final</p><p><b>code</b>: eye color <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> ()</span></p><p><b>subject</b>: <a href=\"patient-example.html\">Patient/example</a> &quot;Peter CHALMERS&quot;</p><p><b>effective</b>: 2016-05-18</p><p><b>value</b>: blue</p></div>"
  "status" : "final",
  "code" : {
    "text" : "eye color"
  "subject" : {
    "reference" : "Patient/example"
  "effectiveDateTime" : "2016-05-18",
  "valueString" : "blue"

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.