Access Appointment Information¶
The FHIR Appointment API gives you access to appointment's information for a patient.
You have to use the Access Token of an authenticated user with the
APPOINTMENT_CREATE permission in the
access the FHIR Appointment
API. For user authentication, take a look at the Connect Users Guide.
Appointment resources are used to provide information about a planned meeting that may be in the future or past. A patient sometimes needs an appointment for pre-admission or consultation.
An Appointment has several fields :
start: When the appointment is to take place
end: When the appointment is to conclude
participant: Participants involved in the appointment (patient, practitioner, healthcare service)
To learn more about the definitions of the other fields, you can look at the definition of the fields here : https://www.hl7.org/fhir/stu3/appointment.html#resource