Patient Demographics Query for mobile (PDQm)
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Patient Demographics Query for Mobile

Official URL: Version: 2.4.0
Active as of 2022-03-01 Computable Name: IHE_PDQm

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The Patient Demographics Query for Mobile (PDQm) Profile defines a lightweight RESTful interface to a patient demographics supplier leveraging technologies readily available to mobile applications and lightweight browser based applications.

Organization of This Guide

This guide is organized into three main sections:

  1. Volume 1 38 PDQm Introduction
    1. 38.1 PDQm Actors and Transactions
    2. 38.2 PDQm Actor Options
    3. 38.3 PDQm Required Groupings
    4. 38.4 PDQm Overview
    5. 38.5 PDQm Security Considerations
    6. 38.6 PDQm Cross-Profile Considerations
  2. Volume 2: Transaction Detail
    1. 3.78 Mobile Patient Demographics Query [ITI-78]
  3. Test Plan

  4. Changes to other Profiles

See also the table of contents and the index of artifacts defined as part of this implementation guide.

Conformance Expectations

IHE uses the normative words: Shall, Should, and May according to standards conventions.

PDQm uses Must Support in StructureDefinition profiles. This is equivalent to the IHE use of R2 as defined in Appendix Z.


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The source code for this Implementation Guide can be found on IHE GitHub