Release 5 Draft Ballot

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Patient Administration Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Encounter, Patient, Practitioner, RelatedPerson

Raw JSON (canonical form + also see JSON Format Specification)

Encounter example

  "resourceType": "Encounter",
  "id": "example",
  "text": {
    "status": "generated",
    "div": "<div xmlns=\"\">Encounter with patient @example</div>"
  "status": "in-progress",
  "class": {
    "coding": [
        "system": "",
        "code": "IMP",
        "display": "inpatient encounter"
  "subject": {
    "reference": "Patient/example"

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.