HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 2.1.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

Flag Category


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/flag-category
Title:Flag Category
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource

Example list of general categories for flagged issues. (Not complete or necessarily appropriate.)

Publisher:HL7 International - Patient Care WG
Committee:Patient Care
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1071 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/flag-category ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

Flag Category

Example list of general categories for flagged issues. (Not complete or necessarily appropriate.)

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/flag-category defines the following codes:

diet DietFlags related to the subject's dietary needs.
drug DrugFlags related to the subject's medications.
lab LabFlags related to performing laboratory tests and related processes (e.g. phlebotomy).
admin AdministrativeFlags related to administrative and financial processes.
contact Subject ContactFlags related to coming into contact with the patient.
clinical ClinicalFlags related to the subject's clinical data.
behavioral BehavioralFlags related to behavior.
research ResearchFlags related to research.
advance-directive Advance DirectiveFlags related to subject's advance directives.
safety SafetyFlags related to safety precautions.


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