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4.3.14.189 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Not Intended for Production use

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition
Version:3.6.0
Name:DischargeDisposition
Title:Discharge disposition
Definition:

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1093 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Discharge disposition (This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.)

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.

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

CodeDisplayDefinition
home HomeThe patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards.
alt-home Alternative homeThe patient was discharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards, but not the patient's home - e.g. a family member's home.
other-hcf Other healthcare facilityThe patient was transferred to another healthcare facility.
hosp HospiceThe patient has been discharged into palliative care.
long Long-term careThe patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care.
aadvice Left against adviceThe patient self discharged against medical advice.
exp ExpiredThe patient has deceased during this encounter.
psy Psychiatric hospitalThe patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility.
rehab RehabilitationThe patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services.
snf Skilled nursing facilityThe patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care.
oth OtherThe discharge disposition has not otherwise defined.

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LvlA 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