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: Location type - XML Representation

Draft as of 2024-03-11 Maturity Level: 1

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<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="location-physical-type"/>
  <meta>
    <lastUpdated value="2020-04-09T21:10:28.568+00:00"/>
    <profile
             value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"/>
  </meta>
  <text>
    <status value="generated"/>
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>This case-sensitive code system <code>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type</code> 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">si<a name="location-physical-type-si"> </a></td><td>Site</td><td>A collection of buildings or other locations such as a site or a campus.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">bu<a name="location-physical-type-bu"> </a></td><td>Building</td><td>Any Building or structure. This may contain rooms, corridors, wings, etc. It might not have walls, or a roof, but is considered a defined/allocated space.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">wi<a name="location-physical-type-wi"> </a></td><td>Wing</td><td>A Wing within a Building, this often contains levels, rooms and corridors.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">wa<a name="location-physical-type-wa"> </a></td><td>Ward</td><td>A Ward is a section of a medical facility that may contain rooms and other types of location.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">lvl<a name="location-physical-type-lvl"> </a></td><td>Level</td><td>A Level in a multi-level Building/Structure.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">co<a name="location-physical-type-co"> </a></td><td>Corridor</td><td>Any corridor within a Building, that may connect rooms.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">ro<a name="location-physical-type-ro"> </a></td><td>Room</td><td>A space that is allocated as a room, it may have walls/roof etc., but does not require these.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">bd<a name="location-physical-type-bd"> </a></td><td>Bed</td><td>A space that is allocated for sleeping/laying on. This is not the physical bed/trolley that may be moved about, but the space it may occupy.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">ve<a name="location-physical-type-ve"> </a></td><td>Vehicle</td><td>A means of transportation.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">ho<a name="location-physical-type-ho"> </a></td><td>House</td><td>A residential dwelling. Usually used to reference a location that a person/patient may reside.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">ca<a name="location-physical-type-ca"> </a></td><td>Cabinet</td><td>A container that can store goods, equipment, medications or other items.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">rd<a name="location-physical-type-rd"> </a></td><td>Road</td><td>A defined path to travel between 2 points that has a known name.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">area<a name="location-physical-type-area"> </a></td><td>Area</td><td>A defined physical boundary of something, such as a flood risk zone, region, postcode</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">jdn<a name="location-physical-type-jdn"> </a></td><td>Jurisdiction</td><td>A wide scope that covers a conceptual domain, such as a Nation (Country wide community or Federal Government - e.g. Ministry of Health),  Province or State (community or Government), Business (throughout the enterprise), Nation with a business scope of an agency (e.g. CDC, FDA etc.) or a Business segment (UK Pharmacy), not just an physical boundary</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">vi<a name="location-physical-type-vi"> </a></td><td>Virtual</td><td>A location that is virtual in nature, such as a conference call or virtual meeting space</td></tr></table></div>
  </text>
  <extension
             url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="pa"/>
  </extension>
  <extension
             url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="1"/>
  </extension>
  <url value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type"/>
  <identifier>
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/>
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1108"/>
  </identifier>
  <version value="2.0.0"/>
  <name value="LocationType"/>
  <title value="Location type"/>
  <status value="draft"/>
  <experimental value="false"/>
  <date value="2024-03-11T16:14:51+00:00"/>
  <publisher value="Health Level Seven International"/>
  <contact>
    <telecom>
      <system value="url"/>
      <value value="http://hl7.org"/>
    </telecom>
    <telecom>
      <system value="email"/>
      <value value="hq@HL7.org"/>
    </telecom>
  </contact>
  <description
               value="This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.

This includes several 'non physical' codes which are still considered a location."/>
  <copyright
             value="This material derives from the HL7 Terminology (THO). THO is copyright ©1989+ Health Level Seven International and is made available under the CC0 designation. For more licensing information see: https://terminology.hl7.org/license"/>
  <caseSensitive value="true"/>
  <valueSet
            value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/location-physical-type"/>
  <content value="complete"/>
  <concept>
    <code value="si"/>
    <display value="Site"/>
    <definition
                value="A collection of buildings or other locations such as a site or a campus."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="bu"/>
    <display value="Building"/>
    <definition
                value="Any Building or structure. This may contain rooms, corridors, wings, etc. It might not have walls, or a roof, but is considered a defined/allocated space."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="wi"/>
    <display value="Wing"/>
    <definition
                value="A Wing within a Building, this often contains levels, rooms and corridors."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="wa"/>
    <display value="Ward"/>
    <definition
                value="A Ward is a section of a medical facility that may contain rooms and other types of location."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="lvl"/>
    <display value="Level"/>
    <definition value="A Level in a multi-level Building/Structure."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="co"/>
    <display value="Corridor"/>
    <definition
                value="Any corridor within a Building, that may connect rooms."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="ro"/>
    <display value="Room"/>
    <definition
                value="A space that is allocated as a room, it may have walls/roof etc., but does not require these."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="bd"/>
    <display value="Bed"/>
    <definition
                value="A space that is allocated for sleeping/laying on. This is not the physical bed/trolley that may be moved about, but the space it may occupy."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="ve"/>
    <display value="Vehicle"/>
    <definition value="A means of transportation."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="ho"/>
    <display value="House"/>
    <definition
                value="A residential dwelling. Usually used to reference a location that a person/patient may reside."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="ca"/>
    <display value="Cabinet"/>
    <definition
                value="A container that can store goods, equipment, medications or other items."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="rd"/>
    <display value="Road"/>
    <definition
                value="A defined path to travel between 2 points that has a known name."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="area"/>
    <display value="Area"/>
    <definition
                value="A defined physical boundary of something, such as a flood risk zone, region, postcode"/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="jdn"/>
    <display value="Jurisdiction"/>
    <definition
                value="A wide scope that covers a conceptual domain, such as a Nation (Country wide community or Federal Government - e.g. Ministry of Health),  Province or State (community or Government), Business (throughout the enterprise), Nation with a business scope of an agency (e.g. CDC, FDA etc.) or a Business segment (UK Pharmacy), not just an physical boundary"/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="vi"/>
    <display value="Virtual"/>
    <definition
                value="A location that is virtual in nature, such as a conference call or virtual meeting space"/>
  </concept>
</CodeSystem>