Specifications

The Specifications provide detailed information on the core services, standards and workflow. These documents are shared under the following license.

KEY CONCEPTS

This document provides key concepts and terms used by CommonWell to help in understanding the services and use cases.  View this quick read overview document.

SERVICES SPECIFICATION

The Services Specification provides a detailed description of our services, how they work within workflow, and how they should be used. Information on the core services, specifically the patient linking, API infrastructure, record locator, and document query and retrieval services is included. It also outlines the standards used for providing reliable, scalable and secure services.

Those responsible for designing and building software systems that will use CommonWell services will find this information particularly helpful.

SETTINGS OF CARE

The following settings of care have deployed the CommonWell services:

  • Acute care
  • Acute critical access
  • Ambulatory care
  • Home health
  • Imaging/Radiology
  • Laboratory
  • Patient portal
  • Post-acute care