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If you have never heard of Medplum Bots, we encourage you to read the intro material in the Bot Guide.

Medplum bots are functions that execute when triggered. They are similar to AWS Lambda functions, and in Medplum we make them easy to write and deploy and trigger with FHIR Subscriptions. For the purpose of the tutorials found in this section, it's important to understand that Bots drive many of the major integrations that you see in Medplum.

The following tutorials will walk through some of the use cases for Bots, to give you a sense of how they can work for you.

Enabling Bots

Bots are a project level setting that must be enabled by a Super Admin user.

For users on the Medplum Hosted Service, bots are a paid features. Contact or reach out in our Discord channel to have Bots enabled on your project.

Super administrators can enable bots via the Medplum App:

Consume event data or webhooks from other platforms

  1. Consuming Webhooks
  2. Consuming HL7 Feeds and Converting to FHIR
  3. Coming Soon: Consuming Lab Results from a lab instrument or LIS
  4. Receive payment and accounts data

Export data to other systems

  1. Exporting data to a billing service
  2. Exporting a PDF Report for human consumption
  3. File Uploads

Drive workflow

  1. Checking Insurance Eligibility for a specific medical service
  2. Coming Soon: Order Medication through an Online Pharmacy
  3. Creating and FHIR Objects on Questionnaire submissions
  4. Coming Soon: Send email notifications when critical lab values are received
  5. Data automation driven by FHIR Questionnaires

Ensure correctness

  1. Coming Soon: Verifying that all Lab Results are present on a DiagnosticReport before sending it for physician review