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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-25259

Need to convey the transmission method for accessing the document

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    • Change Request
    • Status: Resolved - No Change (View Workflow)
    • Medium
    • Resolution: Not Persuasive
    • FHIR Core (FHIR)
    • R4
    • Orders & Observations
    • DocumentReference
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      The use-case is handled through the use of the Communication resource. The transmission method is not metadata about the document, it is about the transmission.

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      The use-case is handled through the use of the Communication resource. The transmission method is not metadata about the document, it is about the transmission.
    • John Moehrke / Rob Hausam: 8-0-5

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      I need to convey the method by which the document was/is being transmitted.  A coded field 'transmissionMethod' seems suitable with an example list of:

      -email
      -fax
      -mail
      -electronic (for other than email)
      -stored at sender's facility

       

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