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Clinical Decision Support Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Not Intended for Production use

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Provides examples of actions to be performed.

Committee:Clinical Decision Support Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.0 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 29 Jun 2022

This value set contains 9 concepts

Expansion based on ActionCode v4.6.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

send-messageSend a messageThe action indicates that a particular message should be sent to a participant in the process.
collect-informationCollect informationThe action indicates that information should be collected from a participant in the process.
prescribe-medicationPrescribe a medicationThe action indicates that a particular medication should be prescribed to the patient.
recommend-immunizationRecommend an immunizationThe action indicates that a particular immunization should be performed.
order-serviceOrder a serviceThe action indicates that a particular service should be provided.
propose-diagnosisPropose a diagnosisThe action indicates that a particular diagnosis should be proposed.
record-detected-issueRecord a detected issueThe action indicates that a particular detected issue should be recorded.
record-inferenceRecord an inferenceThe action indicates that a particular inference should be recorded.
report-flagReport a flagThe action indicates that a particular flag should be reported.


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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LvlA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. For value sets, levels are mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code system hierarchy - see Code System for further information
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code