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Patient Administration icon Work GroupMaturity Level: 3 Trial UseSecurity Category: Business Compartments: Not linked to any defined compartments

Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the Slot resource.

Slot
Element IdSlot
Definition

A slot of time on a schedule that may be available for booking appointments.

Short DisplayA slot of time on a schedule that may be available for booking appointments
Cardinality0..*
TypeDomainResource
Summaryfalse
Slot.identifier
Element IdSlot.identifier
Definition

External Ids for this item.

Short DisplayExternal Ids for this item
NoteThis is a business identifier, not a resource identifier (see discussion)
Cardinality0..*
TypeIdentifier
Summarytrue
Slot.serviceCategory
Element IdSlot.serviceCategory
Definition

A broad categorization of the service that is to be performed during this appointment.

Short DisplayA broad categorization of the service that is to be performed during this appointment
Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingServiceCategory (Example)
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
Slot.serviceType
Element IdSlot.serviceType
Definition

The type of appointments that can be booked into this slot (ideally this would be an identifiable service - which is at a location, rather than the location itself). If provided then this overrides the value provided on the Schedule resource.

Short DisplayThe type of appointments that can be booked into this slot (ideally this would be an identifiable service - which is at a location, rather than the location itself). If provided then this overrides the value provided on the Schedule resource
Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingServiceType (Example)
TypeCodeableReference(HealthcareService)
Summarytrue
Slot.specialty
Element IdSlot.specialty
Definition

The specialty of a practitioner that would be required to perform the service requested in this appointment.

Short DisplayThe specialty of a practitioner that would be required to perform the service requested in this appointment
Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingPractice Setting Code Value Set (Preferred)
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
Slot.appointmentType
Element IdSlot.appointmentType
Definition

The style of appointment or patient that may be booked in the slot (not service type).

Short DisplayThe style of appointment or patient that may be booked in the slot (not service type)
Cardinality0..*
Terminology Bindinghl7VS-appointmentReasonCodes icon (Preferred)
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
Comments

A slot may be allow multiple appointment types, but when booked, would only be used for one of the given appointment types.

Slot.schedule
Element IdSlot.schedule
Definition

The schedule resource that this slot defines an interval of status information.

Short DisplayThe schedule resource that this slot defines an interval of status information
Cardinality1..1
TypeReference(Schedule)
Summarytrue
Slot.status
Element IdSlot.status
Definition

busy | free | busy-unavailable | busy-tentative | entered-in-error.

Short Displaybusy | free | busy-unavailable | busy-tentative | entered-in-error
Cardinality1..1
Terminology BindingSlotStatus (Required)
Typecode
Summarytrue
Slot.start
Element IdSlot.start
Definition

Date/Time that the slot is to begin.

Short DisplayDate/Time that the slot is to begin
Cardinality1..1
Typeinstant
Summarytrue
Slot.end
Element IdSlot.end
Definition

Date/Time that the slot is to conclude.

Short DisplayDate/Time that the slot is to conclude
Cardinality1..1
Typeinstant
Summarytrue
Slot.overbooked
Element IdSlot.overbooked
Definition

This slot has already been overbooked, appointments are unlikely to be accepted for this time.

Short DisplayThis slot has already been overbooked, appointments are unlikely to be accepted for this time
Cardinality0..1
Typeboolean
Meaning if MissingIf overbooked is missing, systems may assume that there are still appointments available
Summaryfalse
Slot.comment
Element IdSlot.comment
Definition

Comments on the slot to describe any extended information. Such as custom constraints on the slot.

Short DisplayComments on the slot to describe any extended information. Such as custom constraints on the slot
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summaryfalse