Chapter 6: Supporting FHIR REST Services

In Chapter 4, API Creation, and Chapter 5, Modernizing SOAP Services, you learned how to set up the Local Testing Environment (LTE) and began developing APIs with the designer. You also learned how to take advantage of your existing SOAP assets and convert those into APIs.

In this chapter, you will learn about how to begin implementing APIs that utilize the Health Level Seven International (HL7) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard (pronounced fire) that is now being mandated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

FHIR is an HL7 standard that supports providing resources using REST APIs and JSON. This chapter introduces how to develop REST APIs that support the ...

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