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Compartment Encounter

FHIR Infrastructure Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status:Trial Use
Formal URIhttp://hl7.org/fhir/compartment/Encounter
DescriptionThe set of resources associated with a particular encounter
IdentityThere is an instance of the encounter compartment for each encounter resource, and the identity of the compartment is the same as the encounter
MembershipThe encounter compartment includes any resources where the resource has an explicitly nominated encounter, and some other resources that themselves link to resources in the encounter compartment. Note that for many resources, the exact nature of the link to encounter can be ambiguous (e.g. for a DiagnosticReport, is it the encounter when it was initiated, or when it was reported?)
Formal DefinitionCompartmentDefinitionresource: XML or JSON

Resource based membership rules:

The following resources may be in this compartment:

ResourceInclusion Criteria
CarePlanencounter
CareTeamencounter
ChargeItemcontext
Claimencounter
ClinicalImpressionencounter
Communicationencounter
CommunicationRequestencounter
Compositionencounter
Conditionencounter
DeviceRequestencounter
DiagnosticReportencounter
DocumentManifestrelated-ref
DocumentReferenceencounter
ExplanationOfBenefitencounter
Mediaencounter
MedicationAdministrationcontext
MedicationRequestencounter
NutritionOrderencounter
Observationencounter
Procedureencounter
QuestionnaireResponseencounter
RequestGroupencounter
ServiceRequestencounter
VisionPrescriptionencounter

A resource is in this compartment if the nominated search parameter (or chain) refers to the patient resource that defines the compartment.

The following resources are never in this compartment:

See information about compartments.