Patch a FHIR resource

Patch a FHIR resource.

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Before trying this sample, follow the Node.js setup instructions in the Cloud Healthcare API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Cloud Healthcare API Node.js API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Cloud Healthcare API, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.

const google = require('@googleapis/healthcare');
const healthcare ={
  version: 'v1',
  auth: new google.auth.GoogleAuth({
    scopes: [''],
  headers: {'Content-Type': 'application/json-patch+json'},

async function patchFhirResource() {
  // TODO(developer): replace patchOptions with your desired JSON patch body
  const patchOptions = [{op: 'replace', path: '/active', value: false}];

  // TODO(developer): uncomment these lines before running the sample
  // const cloudRegion = 'us-central1';
  // const projectId = 'adjective-noun-123';
  // const datasetId = 'my-dataset';
  // const fhirStoreId = 'my-fhir-store';
  // const resourceType = 'Patient';
  // const resourceId = '16e8a860-33b3-49be-9b03-de979feed14a';
  const name = `projects/${projectId}/locations/${cloudRegion}/datasets/${datasetId}/fhirStores/${fhirStoreId}/fhir/${resourceType}/${resourceId}`;
  const request = {
    requestBody: patchOptions,

  await healthcare.projects.locations.datasets.fhirStores.fhir.patch(request);
  console.log(`Patched ${resourceType} resource`);


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