Standardized Medication Profile (SMP) FHIR IG
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Standardized Medication Profile (SMP) FHIR IG, published by HL7 International / Pharmacy. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 0.1.0 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

Standardized Medication Profile Implementation Guide Home Page

Official URL: Version: 0.1.0
IG Standards status: Trial-use Maturity Level: 1 Computable Name: StandardizedMedicationProfile

This specification is currently published as a Standard for Trial Use (STU). Feedback is welcome and may be submitted through the FHIR change tracker indicating "US SMP" as the specification.

This implementation guide is dependent on other specifications. Please submit any comments you have on these base specifications as follows:

  • Feedback on the FHIR core specification should be submitted to the FHIR change tracker with "FHIR Core" as the specification.
  • Feedback on the US core profiles should be submitted to the FHIR change tracker with "US Core" as the specification.


Content and organization

The implementation guide is organized into the following sections:

  • Use Cases and Overview describes the intent of the implementation guide, gives examples of its use and provides a high-level overview of expected process flow
  • Domains describes
  • Technical Background describes the different specifications this implementation guide relies on and indicates what developers should read and understand prior to implementing this specification
  • Formal Specification covers the detailed implementation requirements and conformance expectations
  • Artifacts introduces and provides links to the FHIR R4 profiles, operations and other FHIR artifacts used in this implementation guide
  • Downloads allows download of this and other specifications as well as other useful files
  • Credits identifies the individuals and organizations involved in developing this implementation guide


This implementation guide relies on the following other specifications:

  • FHIR R4 - The ‘current’ official version of FHIR as of the time this implementation guide was published. See the background page for key pieces of this specification implementers should be familiar with.
  • US Core - The published version of US Core based on FHIR R4.

This implementation guide defines additional constraints and usage expectations above and beyond the information found in these base specifications.