HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: x_EncounterAdmissionUrgency

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-xEncounterAdmissionUrgency Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: XEncounterAdmissionUrgency
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.19457

The urgency for starting a patient encounter.

Example:Routine, urgent, emergency, and elective.


Logical Definition (CLD)

  • Include these codes as defined in http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActPriority
    ELelectiveBeneficial to the patient but not essential for survival.
    EMemergencyAn unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action.
    RroutineRoutine service, do at usual work hours.
    URurgentCalls for prompt action.



This value set contains 4 concepts

Expansion based on ActPriority v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)


Beneficial to the patient but not essential for survival.


An unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action.


Routine service, do at usual work hours.


Calls for prompt action.

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


2022-10-18reviseTSMGMarc DuteauFixing missing metadata; up-349
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26revise2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Vocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26