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Codesystem-measure-type.xml

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Definition for Code System MeasureType

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="measure-type"/> 
  <meta> 
    <lastUpdated value="2020-09-22T18:47:55.896+00:00"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <p> This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-type defines the following
         codes:</p> 
      <table class="codes">
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">
            <b> Code</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Display</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Definition</b> 
          </td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">process
            <a name="measure-type-process"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Process</td> 
          <td> A measure which focuses on a process which leads to a certain outcome, meaning that a
             scientific basis exists for believing that the process, when executed well, will increase
             the probability of achieving a desired outcome.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">outcome
            <a name="measure-type-outcome"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Outcome</td> 
          <td> A measure that indicates the result of the performance (or non-performance) of a function
             or process.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">structure
            <a name="measure-type-structure"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Structure</td> 
          <td> A measure that focuses on a health care provider's capacity, systems, and processes to
             provide high-quality care.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">patient-reported-outcome
            <a name="measure-type-patient-reported-outcome"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Patient Reported Outcome</td> 
          <td> A measure that focuses on patient-reported information such as patient engagement or patient
             experience measures.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">composite
            <a name="measure-type-composite"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Composite</td> 
          <td> A measure that combines multiple component measures in to a single quality measure.</td> 
        </tr> 
      </table> 
    </div> 
  </text> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="cqi"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status">
    <valueCode value="trial-use"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="2"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-type"/> 
  <identifier> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1233"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <version value="4.5.0"/> 
  <name value="MeasureType"/> 
  <title value="MeasureType"/> 
  <status value="draft"/> 
  <experimental value="false"/> 
  <date value="2020-09-22T18:47:55+00:00"/> 
  <publisher value="HL7 (FHIR Project)"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="email"/> 
      <value value="fhir@lists.hl7.org"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="The type of measure (includes codes from 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20368)."/> 
  <caseSensitive value="true"/> 
  <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/measure-type"/> 
  <content value="complete"/> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="process"/> 
    <display value="Process"/> 
    <definition value="A measure which focuses on a process which leads to a certain outcome, meaning that a
     scientific basis exists for believing that the process, when executed well, will increase
     the probability of achieving a desired outcome."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="outcome"/> 
    <display value="Outcome"/> 
    <definition value="A measure that indicates the result of the performance (or non-performance) of a function
     or process."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="structure"/> 
    <display value="Structure"/> 
    <definition value="A measure that focuses on a health care provider's capacity, systems, and processes to
     provide high-quality care."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="patient-reported-outcome"/> 
    <display value="Patient Reported Outcome"/> 
    <definition value="A measure that focuses on patient-reported information such as patient engagement or patient
     experience measures."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="composite"/> 
    <display value="Composite"/> 
    <definition value="A measure that combines multiple component measures in to a single quality measure."/> 
  </concept> 
</CodeSystem> 

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.