Diagnosis API tutorial rangelabtest
Published: 21 May 2023
It is a standard web service (Web API) that accepts GET and POST requests.
Apart from laboratory test results, it requires a list of observed symptoms. You will need to add AuthenticationID header to every request you make. For your Demo Development you can use AuthenticationID = DEMO_AuthenticationID. All responses (including error messages) use the JSON format. The lists cannot be empty, so first you need to collect an initial information to run diagnosis.POST requests also take JSON inputs (make sure you include the header Content-Type: application/json).
The Diagnosis API uses custom HTTP header to authenticate your requests. Setup
The current version of the Diagnosis API is available at https://diagnosisapi.azurewebsites.net. We will provide you with your unique AuthenticationID value after you made a production order registration.
The most important part of the API, which handles medical diagnostics, is the /api/DDxItems/ endpoint, which accepts POST requests.
Here is how a symptom checker can improve patient care and hospital workflow when implemented into daily practice.
It helps physicians solve diagnostic dilemmas and encourages them to consider other possibilities.
It reduces the likelihood of delayed or wrong diagnoses.
It speeds up correct diagnosis which is a fundamental driver for clinical and financial performance.
It makes patients more informed about their conditions and educates them.
It facilitates the patient journey within the healthcare ecosystem.
It reduces the number of unnecessary hospital visits.
It optimizes the workload of emergency departments.
By no means, can symptom checkers be depended on for final decision making. It's only a way to achieve a better diagnosis and as such these technologies work quite efficiently.DDxHub Diagnosis API benefits
Quick to set up, pre-diagnostic solutions yield benefits to medical staff and patients.