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4.3.14.314 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/admit-source

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/admit-source
Version:4.0.0
Name:AdmitSource
Title:Admit source
Definition:

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate from where the patient came in.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1092 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Admit source (This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate from where the patient came in.)
  • ValueSet: Admit source (This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate from where the patient came in.)

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate from where the patient came in.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/admit-source defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
hosp-trans Transferred from other hospitalThe Patient has been transferred from another hospital for this encounter.
emd From accident/emergency departmentThe patient has been transferred from the emergency department within the hospital. This is typically used in the transition to an inpatient encounter
outp From outpatient departmentThe patient has been transferred from an outpatient department within the hospital.
born Born in hospitalThe patient is a newborn and the encounter will track the baby related activities (as opposed to the Mothers encounter - that may be associated using the newborn encounters partof property)
gp General Practitioner referralThe patient has been admitted due to a referred from a General Practitioner.
mp Medical Practitioner/physician referralThe patient has been admitted due to a referred from a Specialist (as opposed to a General Practitioner).
nursing From nursing homeThe patient has been transferred from a nursing home.
psych From psychiatric hospitalThe patient has been transferred from a psychiatric facility.
rehab From rehabilitation facilityThe patient has been transferred from a rehabilitation facility or clinic.
other OtherThe patient has been admitted from a source otherwise not specified here.

 

See the full registry of code systems 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. See Code System for further information.
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