Orders Data Model: Details of Common Healthcare Procedures

Posted March 27, 2017
By Julia Zehel

The Orders data model communicates the details of diagnostic testing such as lab reports, radiology imaging, and other common procedures. This bidirectional model allows applications to both receive updates and posts back to their customer’s EHR in real time whenever a new order is created, canceled, or modified.

Functionality: Read and/or Write
Type: Event Based

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A typical use case for this model would be when a physician sends lab panel blood tests to an LIS. It is also useful for when a physician wants to place a referral order for a physical therapy treatment.