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4.3.14.114 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-type

Clinical Quality Information Work Group Maturity Level: 2Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-type
Version:4.0.0
Name:MeasureType
Title:MeasureType
Definition:

The type of measure (includes codes from 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20368).

Committee:Clinical Quality Information Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1233 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: MeasureType (The type of measure (includes codes from 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20368).)
  • ValueSet: MeasureType (The type of measure (includes codes from 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20368).)

The type of measure (includes codes from 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20368).

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

CodeDisplayDefinition
process ProcessA measure which focuses on a process which leads to a certain outcome, meaning that a scientific basis exists for believing that the process, when executed well, will increase the probability of achieving a desired outcome.
outcome OutcomeA measure that indicates the result of the performance (or non-performance) of a function or process.
structure StructureA measure that focuses on a health care provider's capacity, systems, and processes to provide high-quality care.
patient-reported-outcome Patient Reported OutcomeA measure that focuses on patient-reported information such as patient engagement or patient experience measures.
composite CompositeA measure that combines multiple component measures in to a single quality measure.

 

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