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4.3.2.37 CodeSystem http://hl7.org/fhir/contact-point-system

FHIR Infrastructure icon Work Group Maturity Level: NNormative (from v4.0.0) Use Context: Country: World, Country: World
Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/contact-point-system Version: 5.0.0-cibuild
active as of 2022-12-07 Computable Name: ContactPointSystem
Flags: CaseSensitive, Complete. All codes ValueSet: ContactPointSystem OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.72

This Code system is used in the following value sets:


Telecommunications form for contact point.

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/contact-point-system defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionCopy
phone PhoneThe value is a telephone number used for voice calls. Use of full international numbers starting with + is recommended to enable automatic dialing support but not required.btn btn
fax FaxThe value is a fax machine. Use of full international numbers starting with + is recommended to enable automatic dialing support but not required.btn btn
email EmailThe value is an email address.btn btn
pager PagerThe value is a pager number. These may be local pager numbers that are only usable on a particular pager system.btn btn
url URLA contact that is not a phone, fax, pager or email address and is expressed as a URL. This is intended for various institutional or personal contacts including web sites, blogs, Skype, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Do not use for email addresses.btn btn
sms SMSA contact that can be used for sending an sms message (e.g. mobile phones, some landlines).btn btn
other OtherA contact that is not a phone, fax, page or email address and is not expressible as a URL. E.g. Internal mail address. This SHOULD NOT be used for contacts that are expressible as a URL (e.g. Skype, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Extensions may be used to distinguish "other" contact types.btn btn

 

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