Cancer Pathology Data Sharing
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ValueSet: US Pathology Provider Types

Official URL: Version: 1.0.0
Draft as of 2023-08-18 Computable Name: USPathologyProviderTypes


This ValueSet is composed of HL7 ParticipationType codes (found in PV1) and concepts from Pathology Provider Types CodeSystem (found in OBR).


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 8 concepts


The practitioner who is responsible for admitting a patient to a patient encounter.


The practitioner that has responsibility for overseeing a patient's care during a patient encounter.


An advisor participating in the service by performing evaluations and making recommendations.


A person having referred the subject of the service to the performer (referring physician). Typically, a referring physician will receive a report.

  CLP Provider

Collecting Provider

  OP Provider

Ordering Provider

  PI Interpreter

Primary Interpreter

  RO Observer

Responsible Observer

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The 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
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code