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[ aws . healthlake ]



Creates a Data Store that can ingest and export FHIR formatted data.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--datastore-name <value>]
--datastore-type-version <value>
[--sse-configuration <value>]
[--preload-data-config <value>]
[--client-token <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--datastore-name (string)

The user generated name for the Data Store.

--datastore-type-version (string)

The FHIR version of the Data Store. The only supported version is R4.

Possible values:

  • R4

--sse-configuration (structure)

The server-side encryption key configuration for a customer provided encryption key specified for creating a Data Store.

KmsEncryptionConfig -> (structure)

The KMS encryption configuration used to provide details for data encryption.

CmkType -> (string)

The type of customer-managed-key(CMK) used for encyrption. The two types of supported CMKs are customer owned CMKs and AWS owned CMKs.

KmsKeyId -> (string)

The KMS encryption key id/alias used to encrypt the Data Store contents at rest.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "KmsEncryptionConfig": {
    "KmsKeyId": "string"

--preload-data-config (structure)

Optional parameter to preload data upon creation of the Data Store. Currently, the only supported preloaded data is synthetic data generated from Synthea.

PreloadDataType -> (string)

The type of preloaded data. Only Synthea preloaded data is supported.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "PreloadDataType": "SYNTHEA"

--client-token (string)

Optional user provided token used for ensuring idempotency.

--tags (list)

Resource tags that are applied to a Data Store when it is created.


A tag is a label consisting of a user-defined key and value. The form for tags is {"Key", "Value"}

Key -> (string)

The key portion of a tag. Tag keys are case sensitive.

Value -> (string)

The value portion of tag. Tag values are case sensitive.

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "Key": "string",
    "Value": "string"

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To create a FHIR Data Store.

The following create-fhir-datastore example demonstrates how to create a new Data Store in Amazon HealthLake.

aws healthlake create-fhir-datastore \
    --region us-east-1 \
    --datastore-type-version R4 \
    --datastore-type-version R4 \
    --datastore-name "FhirTestDatastore"


    "DatastoreEndpoint": " ID)/r4/",
    "DatastoreArn": "arn:aws:healthlake:us-east-1:(AWS Account ID):datastore/(Datastore ID)",
    "DatastoreStatus": "CREATING",
    "DatastoreId": "(Datastore ID)"

For more information, see Creating and monitoring a FHIR Data Store in the Amazon HealthLake Developer Guide.


DatastoreId -> (string)

The AWS-generated Data Store id. This id is in the output from the initial Data Store creation call.

DatastoreArn -> (string)

The datastore ARN is generated during the creation of the Data Store and can be found in the output from the initial Data Store creation call.

DatastoreStatus -> (string)

The status of the FHIR Data Store. Possible statuses are ‘CREATING’, ‘ACTIVE’, ‘DELETING’, ‘DELETED’.

DatastoreEndpoint -> (string)

The AWS endpoint for the created Data Store. For preview, only US-east-1 endpoints are supported.