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 that are intended to empower patients with access to their own personal health data in a NextGen Enterprise practice via API.

Enterprise APIs

Comprised of an extensive collection of JSON-based RESTful APIs (400+ routes), Enterprise APIs power the category of apps that are used by provider organizations and integrate with NextGen® Enterprise EHR. These apps use Enterprise APIs to add value and functionality across a variety of clinical, administrative, and other functions.

 

NextGen Patient Access APIs

(Apps for Patients)

 NextGen Enterprise APIs

(Apps for Provider Organizations)

Technical Info & Data Standards

Read-Only RESTful API endpoints that provide patient data using the FHIR data standard (DSTU & R4).

RESTful APIs (400+ routes) enabling Read and Write transactions across an expansive array of EHR data using a proprietary NextGen JSON data standard.

User Audience

Apps powered by Patient Access APIs are used by individual patients of NextGen Practices.

Apps powered by Enterprise APIs are intended for NextGen Enterprise Users.

Functional Scope

Patient Access API Apps let patients of a NextGen Practice access their own personal health data within that Practice's NextGen Enterprise system via API using a web-based or native mobile application.

Enterprise API apps integrate with NextGen Enterprise (5.9.0+) to add value & expand functionality for NextGen Clients across an extensive variety of clinical, administrative, and other functions.

Partner Program Info

Program details for Patient Access API Developers are provided in the Patient Access APIs and Regulatory Compliance section of www.nextgen.com/partner-program.

Program options for Clients or 3rd Party Vendors developing Enterprise API Apps include the Open Access, Premier Partner, and Open API Consumer programs described at www.nextgen.com/partner-program.

Technical Documentation

Patient Access API Documentation is publicly available via www.nextgen.com/patient-access-api.

Access to Enterprise API technical documentation is provided following submission of developer details to NextGen – links on the Partner Program page lead to the appropriate API Onboarding Form.

APIs for NextGen® Office 5.0+:

YourHealthFile® Patient APIs

  • The FHIR-based NextGen Office YourHealthFile® 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 via API.
  • The NextGen Office® section of the Online Patient Access API Documentation for App Developers page contains technical information, a link to route-level API documentation, and a link to the Developer Guide for NextGen Office YourHealthFile® Patient Access APIs.

Regulatory Information

  • NextGen® Enterprise EHR
  • NextGen® Office
  • NextGen® Direct Messaging (formerly, Mirth Mail)
    • NextGen® Direct Messaging is not certified for the certified HIT criteria relevant to patient API access (170.315 (g)(7), (g)(8), (g)(10). Accordingly, there are no API specifications to disclose.
  • NextGen® Population Health Solution
    • NextGen® Population Health Solution is not certified for the certified HIT criteria relevant to patient API access (170.315 (g)(7), (g)(8), (g)(10). Accordingly, there are no API specifications to disclose.