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4.3.2.138 CodeSystem http://hl7.org/fhir/encounter-status

Patient Administration icon Work Group Maturity Level: 2Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/encounter-status
Version:5.0.0-cibuild
Name:EncounterStatus
Title:EncounterStatus
Status:active
Definition:

Current state of the encounter.

Committee:Patient Administration icon Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.247 (for OID based terminology systems)
Flags:CaseSensitive, Complete
All codes ValueSet:EncounterStatus

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/encounter-status defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionCopy
planned PlannedThe Encounter has not yet started.btn btn
in-progress In ProgressThe Encounter has begun and the patient is present / the practitioner and the patient are meeting.btn btn
onhold On HoldThe Encounter has begun, but is currently on hold, e.g. because the patient is temporarily on leave.btn btn
discharged DischargedThe Encounter has been clinically completed, the patient has been discharged from the facility or the visit has ended, and the patient may have departed (refer to subjectStatus). While the encounter is in this status, administrative activities are usually performed, collating all required documentation and charge information before being released for billing, at which point the status will move to completed.btn btn
completed CompletedThe Encounter has ended.btn btn
cancelled CancelledThe Encounter has ended before it has begun.btn btn
discontinued DiscontinuedThe Encounter has started, but was not able to be completed. Further action may need to be performed, such as rescheduling appointments related to this encounter.btn btn
entered-in-error Entered in ErrorThis instance should not have been part of this patient's medical record.btn btn
unknown UnknownThe encounter status is unknown. Note that "unknown" is a value of last resort and every attempt should be made to provide a meaningful value other than "unknown".btn btn

 

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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