Public API Documentation for NextGen Healthcare Certified Health IT Solutions
Available API Categories
APIs for NextGen® Enterprise EHR (v5.9.0+):
Patient Access APIs
Available in both the FHIR DSTU2 and R4 standards, Patient Access APIs are for developers creating Apps
intended to empower patients with access to their own personal health data in a NextGen Enterprise
Comprised of an extensive collection of JSON-based RESTful APIs (400+ routes), Enterprise APIs power the
apps that are used by provider organizations and integrate with NextGen® Enterprise EHR.
use Enterprise APIs to add value and functionality across a variety of clinical, administrative, and
Read-Only RESTful API endpoints that provide patient data
FHIR data standard (DSTU & R4).
RESTful APIs (500+ routes) enabling Read and Write
transactions across an
expansive array of EHR data using a proprietary NextGen JSON data
standard. FHIR APIs may also be used for NGE Client-Facing applications.
Apps powered by Patient Access APIs are used by individual patients
of NextGen Practices.
Apps powered by Enterprise APIs (and FHIR -powered apps that are not for the Patient Access use case) are intended for NextGen Enterprise
Patient Access API Apps let patients of a NextGen Practice access their own
data within that Practice's NextGen Enterprise system via API using a
native mobile application.
NGE user-facing apps (powered by Enterprise and/or FHIR APIs) integrate with NextGen Enterprise (5.9.0+) to add value &
expand functionality for NextGen Clients across an extensive variety of clinical,
Program options for Clients or 3rd Party Vendors developing
Enterprise or FHIR API Apps intended for NGE Users include
the Open Access Developer and API
described at www.nextgen.com/developer-program.
Access to full technical documentation for Enterprise APIs (and FHIR APIs for NGE user-facing apps) is provided following
submission of developer details to
NextGen – links on the Developer Program page lead to the appropriate API
Onboarding Form. Enterprise API documentation for USCDIv1 data is available here.
APIs for NextGen® Office 5.0+:
Introduction to FHIR
NextGen® Office implements the R4 Version of the HL7® FHIR® standard. It is advisable to familiarize yourself with this standard by referring to the ample information provided by the HL7 organization. You can start exploring it here.
The NextGen Office FHIR API supports the NextGen Office EHR, and its primary purpose is to facilitate the exchange of health information included in the U.S. Core Data for Interoperability.
The FHIR-based (R3/R4) NextGen Office Patient Access APIs are for developers creating Apps intended to empower patients with access to their own personal health data in a NextGen Office practice.
The FHIR-based (R3/R4) NextGen Office Smart App Launch API is 21st Century Cures compliant and enables interoperability for providers by allowing vendors of their choice to obtain USCDIv1 data of a single patient.
The FHIR-based (R3/R4) NextGen Office Bulk FHIR API is 21st Century Cures
compliant and enables interoperability for providers by allowing vendors of their choice to obtain USCDIv1 data for multiple patients in a group using FHIR Bulk Data Access.