This page is part of the FHIR Specification (v1.0.2: DSTU 2). The current version which supercedes this version is 5.0.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions Value Set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/patient-contact-relationship

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/patient-contact-relationship
Definition:This value set defines a set of codes that are used to indicate the nature of the relationship between a patient and a contactperson for that patient.
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.2.233 (for OID based terminology systems)
System URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/patient-contact-relationship
System OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.233
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places: Content Logical Definition

This value set has an inline code system http://hl7.org/fhir/patient-contact-relationship, which defines the following codes:

emergency EmergencyContact for use in case of emergency.
family Family
guardian Guardian
friend Friend
partner Partner
work WorkContact for matters related to the patients occupation/employment.
caregiver Caregiver(Non)professional caregiver
agent AgentContact that acts on behalf of the patient
guarantor GuarantorContact for financial matters
owner Owner of animalFor animals, the owner of the animal
parent ParentParent of the patient


See the full registry of value sets defined as part of FHIR.

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)
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