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 3.1.4). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: hl7VS-specialtyType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0265 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSSpecialtyType
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.171

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Value Set of codes that identify the specialty of the care professional who is supported when using this location definition.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 26 concepts

Expansion based on specialtyType v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0265

  PPSPediatric psychiatricPediatric psychiatric
  PREPediatric rehabilitationPediatric rehabilitation
  OBGObstetrics, gynecologyObstetrics, gynecology
  PINPediatric/neonatal intensive carePediatric/neonatal intensive care
  INTIntensive careIntensive care
  PSIPsychiatric intensive carePsychiatric intensive care
  CARCoronary/cardiac careCoronary/cardiac care
  NBINewborn, nursery, infantsNewborn, nursery, infants
  CCRCritical careCritical care
  WICWalk-in clinicWalk-in clinic
  PHYGeneral/family practiceGeneral/family practice
  FPCFamily planningFamily planning
  OTHOther specialtyOther specialty

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The 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
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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