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4.3.16.133 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/encounter-status

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 2Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/encounter-status
Version:4.6.0
Name:EncounterStatus
Title:EncounterStatus
Definition:

Current state of the encounter.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.247 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/encounter-status defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
planned Planned The Encounter has not yet started.
in-progress In Progress The Encounter has begun and the patient is present / the practitioner and the patient are meeting.
onhold On Hold The Encounter has begun, but is currently on hold, e.g. because the patient is temporarily on leave.
completed Completed The Encounter has ended.
cancelled Cancelled The Encounter has ended before it has begun.
entered-in-error Entered in Error This instance should not have been part of this patient's medical record.
unknown Unknown The encounter status is unknown. Note that "unknown" is a value of last resort and every attempt should be made to provide a meaningful value other than "unknown".

 

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