SMART on FHIR proxy feature in Azure Health Data Services will be retired on 21st September 2026 - Transition to SMART on FHIR (Enhanced).
Dato for publicering: 29 september, 2023
You’re receiving this email because you’re currently using SMART on FHIR proxy feature in Azure Health Data Services, FHIR service.
SMART on FHIR proxy is retiring on 21 September 2026, transition to the SMART on FHIR (Enhanced) which uses Azure Health Data and AI OSS samples by that date. After 21 September 2026, applications relying on SMART on FHIR proxy will report errors in accessing the FHIR service.
SMART on FHIR (Enhanced) provides added capabilities compared to SMART on FHIR proxy and can be considered to meet requirements of SMART on FHIR Implementation Guide (v 1.0.0) and §170.315(g)(10) Standardized API for patient and population services criterion.
The following table lists the differences between SMART on FHIR proxy and SMART on FHIR (Enhanced).
SMART on FHIR (Enhanced)
SMART on FHIR proxy
Supports Standalone Launch
Supports EHR Launch
Supports scope restrictions
Relies on first party Azure products
Yes, Azure products such as Azure API Management (APIM) need to be integrated.
The integration of Open-source sample with FHIR service is needed.
Integrated as part of FHIR service.
Supported for FHIR service. Open-source sample support needs to be reported and monitored via GitHub.
Supported for FHIR service.
To avoid service disruptions, follow instructions listed on SMART on FHIR - Azure Health Data Services to migrate to the replacement option by 21st September 2026.