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Patient Care Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Codes describing the purpose or content of the communication.

Committee:Patient Care Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.983 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 20 May 2022

This value set contains 6 concepts

Expansion based on CommunicationTopic v4.6.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

prescription-refill-requestPrescription Refill RequestThe purpose or content of the communication is a prescription refill request.
progress-updateProgress UpdateThe purpose or content of the communication is a progress update.
report-labsReport LabsThe purpose or content of the communication is to report labs.
appointment-reminderAppointment ReminderThe purpose or content of the communication is an appointment reminder.
phone-consultPhone ConsultThe purpose or content of the communication is a phone consult.
summary-reportSummary ReportThe purpose or content of the communication is a summary report.


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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