CH Term (R4)
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CH Term (R4), published by HL7 Switzerland. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 3.0.0-ci-build built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: DocumentEntry.healthcareFacilityTypeCode

Official URL: Version: 3.0.0-ci-build
Active as of 2024-04-12 Computable Name: DocumentEntryHealthcareFacilityTypeCode
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.756. (use: official)

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Type of healthcare facility as per Annex 3; EPRO-FDHA. This code describes the type of healthcare facility in which the document was compiled during the treatment process. In conjunction with the authorisation control, the patient can use this information to assign all documents from a specific type of healthcare facility to a specific confidentiality level in their rights and attributes, for example.


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)

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (Schweiz) (German (Switzerland), de)English (United States) (English (United States), en)French (Switzerland) (fr)Italian (Switzerland) (it)rm
722171005 Diagnostische Einrichtung Diagnostic institution institut diagnostic istituto diagnostica instituziun diagnostica
225728007 Notfall- und Rettungsdienste Accident and Emergency department service d'urgence et de sauvetage servizio di pronto soccorso e di salvataggio servetsch d'urgenza e da salvament
394747008 Gesundheitsbehörde Health Authority autorité sanitaire autorità sanitaria autoritad da sanadad
66280005 Organisation für Pflege zu Hause Private home-based care soins à domicile servizio di assistenza e cura a domicilio organisaziun per la tgira a chasa
22232009 Spital Hospital hôpital ospedale ospital
722172003 Armeeärztliche Dienste Military health institution service sanitaire de l'armée servizio di medicina militare servetsch da medischina militara
722173008 Gesundheitseinrichtung in der Haftanstalt Prison based care site service de santé en milieu carcéral struttura sanitaria in uno stabilimento carcerario structura da sanadad en in stabiliment giudizial
42665001 Pflegeheim Nursing home etablissement médico-social casa di cura chasa da tgira
264372000 Apotheke Pharmacy pharmacie farmacia apoteca
35971002 Ambulante Einrichtung Ambulatory care site etablissement ambulatoire struttura ambulatoriale instituziun ambulanta
80522000 Organisation für stationäre Rehabilitation Rehabilitation hospital réadaptation stationnaire istituto di riabilitazione stazionaria institut da reabilitaziun staziunara
394778007 Domizil des Patienten Client's or patient's home domicile du patient domicilio del paziente domicil dal pazient
288565001 Telemedizinische Einrichtung Telemedicine institution institut de télémédecine centro di telemedicina instituziun da telemedischina
264358009 Arztpraxis General practice premises cabinet médical studio medico pratica da medi
43741000 Behandlungsort Site of care lieu de traitement luogo di trattamento autras organisaziuns dals fatgs da tgira
91154008 Geburtshaus Birthing center maison de naissance casa di nascita chasa da parturir



Expansion based on SNOMED CT International edition 01-Feb 2024

This value set contains 16 concepts.

  722171005 institution (environment)
  225728007 and Emergency department
  394747008 Authority (qualifier value)inactive
  66280005 home-based care
  722172003 health institution (environment)
  722173008 based care site (environment)
  42665001 home
  35971002 care site
  80522000 hospital
  394778007's or patient's home (environment)
  288565001 center
  264358009 practice premisesinactive
  43741000 of care
  91154008 birthing center

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