Track overview

Short Description

Connecting to Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission!

Long Description

The track is intended to cover hands-on experience in onboarding to the ABDM environment. The track will help to know about ABDM architecture including the building blocks of ABDM. Also, how to create Health ID, (Health Information Repository) HIP, (Health Information User) HIU, and ABDM FHIR HI Types complying with FHIR Implementation Guide for ABDM also validating and sharing them across the ecosystem.

About ABDM

Enduring with the vision of National Health Policy (NHP) 2017, ‘Health and wellbeing for all at all ages’, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), the Government of India recognized the need for creating a framework for the evolution of a National Digital Health Eco-system (NDHE), which will support ‘Continuum of care for an individual.

To create and enable a digital health ecosystem and prioritize digital health in India, the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) earlier known as National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) is established, with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare defining the policy and regulatory frameworks with implementation by the National Health Authority (NHA)

The FHIR Implementation Guide for ABDM Health Data Interchange Specifications 1.0 is based on FHIR Version R4 and defines the minimum conformance requirements for accessing health data to achieve continuity of care in the Indian context. 

Click here for more details on FHIR IG for NDHM.


Test an Implementation Guide

Submitting Work Group/Project/Accelerator/Affiliate/Implementer Group

Manisha Mantri, Member, HL7 India Technical Committee

Track Leads

Track Supporters


Related tracks

FHIR Version


Specification(s) this track uses

FHIR Implementation Guide for NDHM:

NDHM Sandbox - 

Artifacts of focus

Discharge Summary - 

OP Consultation Record -

Expected participants

Implementers who want to onboard to ABDM

    • Healthcare Vendors/Providers

    • Solution Architect

    • Product Owner

Zulip stream

Github Link

Main folder:


Track Orientation

Pre-Connectathon Activities

November 17, 20215.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Introduction to ABDM Ecosystem & Building blocks of ABDM

  • Health ID
  • Consent Manager & Gateway
  • Doctors Registry
  • Facility Registry

Walkthrough of ABDM FHIR profiles

Registration to the ABDM sandbox

Discussion and Q/A

December 07, 2021

5:30 pm- 6:30 pm

  • Integration with ABDM
  • Understanding HIP APIs
  • Understanding HIU APIs

Hands-on on integration steps (Available webinars:

Introduction to ABDM HI Types and FHIR IG for ABDM

Track details




December 10, 2021

3.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Inaugural (Common for all Tracks)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Introduction & Recap

  • Introduction to ABDM Ecosystem
  • Building blocks of ABDM
  • Brief about steps to integrate with ABDM

6.00 pm - 07.00 pm

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December 11, 2021

9.00 am - 10.00 am

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10.15 am - 12.45 am

Recap on FHIR Implementation Guide for ABDM

Creating Health ID

A clinical use case for exchange health records over ABDM

12.45 am - 1.30 pm

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1: 30 pm - 3: 30 pm

  • Create ABDM HI Types Objects (Hands-on refereeing to HAPI FHIR library)
  • Validate against profiles defined in FHIR Implementation Guide for ABDM 

3:30 pm - 4.00 pm

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4.00 pm - 6.00 pm

  • Implement HIP APIs/Use existing HIP
  • Create a Health record through HIP

6.00 pm - 6.15 pm

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6.15 pm - 7.00 pm

  • Implement HIU (Postman collection/PHR App/Other)
  • Retrieve health records through HIU
  • Validate received record at HIU

December 12, 2021

8.00 am to 9.00 am

Demonstration of HIP & HIU integration in production

9.00 am - 10.45 am

Discussion & way forward

10.45 am - 11.00 am

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11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Common Event

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