Document Reference API v0.5

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Overview

The DocumentReference resource is used to reference a clinical document for a patient within the health system. This resource supports reading Continuity of Care Documents (CCD), returning a list of clinical documents, and a reference to retrieve a document as a PDF

Document Reference API returns different type of document e.g. Assessment note, Consult note, Discharge Summary, Ultrasound Report, etc, Attachment (the document or URL of the document), date ( when the document was created), Author (who created the document), Custodian (organization/group responsible for ongoing maintenance of the document).

Based on:

https://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/STU3.1/StructureDefinition-us-core-documentreference.html