Release 5 Preview #3


Infrastructure And Messaging Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Not linked to any defined compartments

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

A typical message definition

  "resourceType": "MessageDefinition",
  "id": "example",
  "text": {
    "status": "generated",
    "div": "<div xmlns=\"\">Message definition base example</div>"
  "url": "",
  "name": "EXAMPLE",
  "title": "Message definition base example",
  "status": "draft",
  "experimental": true,
  "date": "2016-11-09",
  "publisher": "Health Level Seven, Int'l",
  "contact": [
      "telecom": [
          "system": "url",
          "value": ""
  "purpose": "Defines a base example for other MessageDefinition instances.",
  "eventCoding": {
    "system": "",
    "code": "admin-notify"
  "category": "notification"

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.