FHIR Release 3 (STU)

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Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 3InformativeUse Context: Not Intended for Production use

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/encounter-participant-type
Definition:This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate how an individual participates in an encounter.
Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.245 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 19 Apr 2017

This value set contains 12 concepts

Expansion based on http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType version 2016-11-11, http://hl7.org/fhir/participant-type version 3.0.2

ADMhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypeadmitterThe practitioner who is responsible for admitting a patient to a patient encounter.
ATNDhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypeattenderThe practitioner that has responsibility for overseeing a patient's care during a patient encounter.
CALLBCKhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypecallback contactA person or organization who should be contacted for follow-up questions about the act in place of the author.
CONhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypeconsultantAn advisor participating in the service by performing evaluations and making recommendations.
DIShttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypedischargerThe practitioner who is responsible for the discharge of a patient from a patient encounter.
ESChttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypeescortOnly with Transportation services. A person who escorts the patient.
REFhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypereferrerA person having referred the subject of the service to the performer (referring physician). Typically, a referring physician will receive a report.
SPRFhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypesecondary performerA person assisting in an act through his substantial presence and involvement This includes: assistants, technicians, associates, or whatever the job titles may be.
PPRFhttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypeprimary performerThe principal or primary performer of the act.
PARThttp://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationTypeParticipationIndicates that the target of the participation is involved in some manner in the act, but does not qualify how.
translatorhttp://hl7.org/fhir/participant-typeTranslatorA translator who is facilitating communication with the patient during the encounter.
emergencyhttp://hl7.org/fhir/participant-typeEmergencyA person to be contacted in case of an emergency during the encounter.


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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code