Category: Technical Considerations

Carequality Technical Guide

This guide is meant to assist all Redox community members in testing against the sandbox environments of Carequality Implementers. By following the instructions here, you will be able to test the search for patient matches, the identification of various patient documents, and

Carequality Technical Overview

Use Redox to integrate with the nation’s largest medical record retrieval network. Executive Summary Patient summary documents, including discrete information like allergies, medications, and problems, are a widespread tool to facilitate transfer of care between healthcare professionals as patients move between organizations.

DateTime Values and Time Zones

Our engine connects and enables communication between organizations across the world. With part of that communication containing information that’s linked to or dependent on time, it’s natural to wonder how we manage differences in time zones. This is something we had to

Data Model Updates

One thing that sets the Redox API apart from APIs like HL7 FHIR is our ability to rapidly support newly emerging use cases and get them live in production quickly. As our data models evolve with new data points, our first focus

Data Normalization and Standardization

After years of little regulation surrounding EHR data integration, a health system may send data to an integration partner using any number of methods, formats, and value sets. A big value our engine provides is standardizing the data we receive from EHR

ID Management

The Redox API makes ID management straightforward. Here’s a breakdown of a few different IDs you’ll be using and interacting with while using the Redox API. Source and Destination IDs Application developers can sometimes confuse the Source and Destination IDs of the


Application Queuing Applications should have queuing infrastructure in place so that received messages are managed and stored appropriately. Redox won’t send subsequent messages to an application’s endpoint until a 200 success response has been received for the previous message; we recommend sending

HTTP Status Codes

HTTP Status Codes: What They Mean and How We Use Them When using our API, you may sometimes run into HTTPS status codes. Since status codes are an important way our API communicates, we want to clearly document what HTTP status codes