HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 2.1.36). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

CodeSystem: communicationLocation


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0939
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the communication location. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OMC segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.442 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0939 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentV2 Concept Commentstring
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubV2 Concept Comment As Publishedstring

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0939 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
OBR-OBX OBX segment following an OBR segmentOBX segment following an OBR segmentFor responses related to the test orderFor responses related to the test order
SPM-OBX OBX segment following an SPM segmentOBX segment following an SPM segmentFor responses related to the specimenFor responses related to the specimen
DG1-3 Diagnosis CodeDiagnosis Code
NK1-11 Next of Kin / Associated Parties Job Code/ClassNext of Kin / Associated Parties Job Code/ClassUsed to convey patient's or next of kin's employment job class codeUsed to convey patient's or next of kin's employment job class code
NK1-13 Organization Name - NK1Organization Name - NK1Next of kin's organization nameNext of kin's organization name
NK1-28 Ethnic GroupEthnic GroupNext of kin's ethnicityNext of kin's ethnicity
NK1-35 RaceRaceNext of kin's raceNext of kin's race
OBR-16 Ordering ProviderOrdering Provider
OBR-13 Relevant Clinical InformationRelevant Clinical InformationThe purpose varies based on the AOE referencing this field.The purpose varies based on the AOE referencing this field.
OBR-49 Result HandlingResult HandlingThis was used for call or fax results backThis was used for call or fax results back
PID-11 Patient AddressPatient AddressApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-3 Patient Identifier ListPatient Identifier ListApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-5 Patient NamePatient NameApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-6 Mother's Maiden NameMother's Maiden NameApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-7 Date/Time of BirthDate/Time of BirthApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-13 Phone Number - HomePhone Number - Homedeprecated field as of v2.7deprecated field as of v2.7
PID-14 Phone Number - BusinessPhone Number - Businessdeprecated field as of v2.7deprecated field as of v2.7
PID-40 Phone NumberPhone NumberNew field in V2.7New field in V2.7
PRT-5 Participation PersonParticipation Person
SPM-4 Specimen TypeSpecimen Type
SPM-8 Specimen Source SiteSpecimen Source Site


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