4.0.1 - trial-use Switzerland flag

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Medication Card document

The Medication Card document provides as complete an overview as possible of all current medications for a patient at a given point in time (such as the end of a hospitalization or other encounter). The purpose of this document is to inform the patient and clinicians (therapists, etc.) of the current medication information.

FHIR document (Bundle)

This exchange format is defined as a document type that corresponds to a Bundle as a FHIR resource. A Bundle has a list of entries. The first entry is the Composition, in which all contained entries are then referenced.

The representation of the Medication Card document SHALL be embedded as a PDF in PDF/A-1 or PDF/A-2 format. The required elements in the PDF correspond to the minimum data set in the IPAG report. In the FHIR profiles, the flag mustSupport is set to true for these elements.

Fig.: Medication Card document

Fig.: Medication Card document

Example instances

  • 2-7 Medication Card document: XML, JSON
  • 2-7 Medication Card document with UUID for fullUrl: XML, JSON