Current Build Value Set

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 5Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Subject type

Possible types of subjects.

Committee:FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.775 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:

  • Include these codes as defined in
    PatientPatientDemographics and other administrative information about an individual or animal receiving care or other health-related services.
    PractitionerPractitionerA person who is directly or indirectly involved in the provisioning of healthcare.
    OrganizationOrganizationA formally or informally recognized grouping of people or organizations formed for the purpose of achieving some form of collective action. Includes companies, institutions, corporations, departments, community groups, healthcare practice groups, payer/insurer, etc.
    LocationLocationDetails and position information for a physical place where services are provided and resources and participants may be stored, found, contained, or accommodated.
    DeviceDeviceA type of a manufactured item that is used in the provision of healthcare without being substantially changed through that activity. The device may be a medical or non-medical device.


See the full registry of value sets defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LvlA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. For value sets, levels are mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code system hierarchy - 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