HL7 Norway implementation guide for FHIR

Diagnosis Reporting

A general Norwegian specific profile to describe how to generically exchange secondary care diagnosis. To define a diagnosis, the Condition resource is used.

Formal Definition

A formal definition of this profile can be found here.

XML Example of a Diagnosis profile

An XML example that conforms to the profile.


Diagnosis Structure
  • The code of the diagnosis has to be defined using a ICD-10 NO code.
  • The category of the condition is fixed to "diagnosis".
  • The status is fixed to "confirmed".

RESTful Operations

For the current Use Case the following RESTful operations will be supported:


Perhaps in the future other client applications will be able to query the FHIR server. In that case, the following operations will have to be supported as well:

  • READ

Search parameters

The FHIR server must be able to search for diagnoses on the following attributes:

  • Condition.code
  • Condition.subject.identifier