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CapabilityStatement: FOPH CapabilityStatement for receiving laboratory reports

Official URL: Version: 1.2.0
Active as of 2024-03-28 Computable Name: CH_ELM_CapabilityStatement_DocumentRecipient

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CapabilityStatement for receiving laboratory reports

This is the Requirements CapabilityStatement for the Document Recipient.

LaboratoryFOPHSend Report1Request to provide DocumentReference with embedded Document2Extract the document3Validate document4Queue document for processing5Document accepted and queued for processingVerify Report processed6Check if document(s) have been processed7DocumentReference(s) either completed, failed or in-progress

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FOPH CapabilityStatement for receiving laboratory reports

  • Implementation Guide Version: 1.2.0
  • FHIR Version: 4.0.1
  • Supported Formats: application/fhir+xml, application/fhir+json
  • Supported Patch Formats:
  • Published on: Thu Mar 28 10:46:20 CET 2024
  • Published by: Federal Office of Public Health FOPH

Note to Implementers: FHIR Capabilities

Any FHIR capability may be 'allowed' by the system unless explicitly marked as "SHALL NOT". A few items are marked as MAY in the Implementation Guide to highlight their potential relevance to the use case.

FHIR RESTful Capabilities

Mode: server


TLS with client certificate required

Summary of System-wide Interactions

Capabilities by Resource/Profile


The summary table lists the resources that are part of this configuration, and for each resource it lists:

  • The relevant profiles (if any)
  • The interactions supported by each resource (Read, Search, Update, and Create, are always shown, while VRead, Patch, Delete, History on Instance, or History on Type are only present if at least one of the resources has support for them.
  • The required, recommended, and some optional search parameters (if any).
  • The linked resources enabled for _include
  • The other resources enabled for _revinclude
  • The operations on the resource (if any)
Resource TypeProfileRSUCSearches_include_revincludeOperations
DocumentReference, _lastupdated, date, identifier, elm-status

Resource Conformance: supportedDocumentReference

Profile Conformance
Reference Policy

Interaction summary
  • Supports create, read, search-type.

Search Parameters

Logical id of this artifact


When the resource version last changed


When this document reference was created


The identifier for this DocumentReference


in-progress | failed | completed