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Location type - JSON Representation

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{
  "resourceType" : "CodeSystem",
  "id" : "location-physical-type",
  "meta" : {
    "lastUpdated" : "2020-04-09T17:10:28.568-04:00",
    "profile" : [
      "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"
    ]
  },
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\">\n            \n      <h2>Location type</h2>\n            \n      <div>\n              \n        <p>This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.</p>\n\n            \n      </div>\n            \n      <p>This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type defines the following codes:</p>\n            \n      <table class=\"codes\">\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">\n                  \n            <b>Code</b>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>\n                  \n            <b>Display</b>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>\n                  \n            <b>Definition</b>\n                \n          </td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">si\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-si\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Site</td>\n                \n          <td>A collection of buildings or other locations such as a site or a campus.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">bu\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-bu\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Building</td>\n                \n          <td>Any Building or structure. This may contain rooms, corridors, wings, etc. It might not have walls, or a roof, but is considered a defined/allocated space.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">wi\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-wi\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Wing</td>\n                \n          <td>A Wing within a Building, this often contains levels, rooms and corridors.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">wa\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-wa\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Ward</td>\n                \n          <td>A Ward is a section of a medical facility that may contain rooms and other types of location.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">lvl\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-lvl\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Level</td>\n                \n          <td>A Level in a multi-level Building/Structure.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">co\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-co\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Corridor</td>\n                \n          <td>Any corridor within a Building, that may connect rooms.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">ro\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-ro\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Room</td>\n                \n          <td>A space that is allocated as a room, it may have walls/roof etc., but does not require these.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">bd\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-bd\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Bed</td>\n                \n          <td>A space that is allocated for sleeping/laying on. This is not the physical bed/trolley that may be moved about, but the space it may occupy.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">ve\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-ve\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Vehicle</td>\n                \n          <td>A means of transportation.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">ho\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-ho\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>House</td>\n                \n          <td>A residential dwelling. Usually used to reference a location that a person/patient may reside.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">ca\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-ca\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Cabinet</td>\n                \n          <td>A container that can store goods, equipment, medications or other items.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">rd\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-rd\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Road</td>\n                \n          <td>A defined path to travel between 2 points that has a known name.</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">area\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-area\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Area</td>\n                \n          <td>A defined physical boundary of something, such as a flood risk zone, region, postcode</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n              \n        <tr>\n                \n          <td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">jdn\n                  \n            <a name=\"location-physical-type-jdn\"> </a>\n                \n          </td>\n                \n          <td>Jurisdiction</td>\n                \n          <td>A wide scope that covers a conceptual domain, such as a Nation (Country wide community or Federal Government - e.g. Ministry of Health),  Province or State (community or Government), Business (throughout the enterprise), Nation with a business scope of an agency (e.g. CDC, FDA etc.) or a Business segment (UK Pharmacy), not just an physical boundary</td>\n              \n        </tr>\n            \n      </table>\n          \n    </div>"
  },
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      "valueCode" : "pa"
    },
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status",
      "valueCode" : "draft"
    },
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm",
      "valueInteger" : 1
    }
  ],
  "url" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type",
  "identifier" : [
    {
      "system" : "urn:ietf:rfc:3986",
      "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1108"
    }
  ],
  "version" : "4.2.0",
  "name" : "LocationType",
  "title" : "Location type",
  "status" : "draft",
  "experimental" : false,
  "date" : "2020-05-09T12:49:00-04:00",
  "publisher" : "FHIR Project team",
  "contact" : [
    {
      "telecom" : [
        {
          "system" : "url",
          "value" : "http://hl7.org/fhir"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "description" : "This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.",
  "caseSensitive" : true,
  "valueSet" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/location-physical-type",
  "content" : "complete",
  "concept" : [
    {
      "code" : "si",
      "display" : "Site",
      "definition" : "A collection of buildings or other locations such as a site or a campus."
    },
    {
      "code" : "bu",
      "display" : "Building",
      "definition" : "Any Building or structure. This may contain rooms, corridors, wings, etc. It might not have walls, or a roof, but is considered a defined/allocated space."
    },
    {
      "code" : "wi",
      "display" : "Wing",
      "definition" : "A Wing within a Building, this often contains levels, rooms and corridors."
    },
    {
      "code" : "wa",
      "display" : "Ward",
      "definition" : "A Ward is a section of a medical facility that may contain rooms and other types of location."
    },
    {
      "code" : "lvl",
      "display" : "Level",
      "definition" : "A Level in a multi-level Building/Structure."
    },
    {
      "code" : "co",
      "display" : "Corridor",
      "definition" : "Any corridor within a Building, that may connect rooms."
    },
    {
      "code" : "ro",
      "display" : "Room",
      "definition" : "A space that is allocated as a room, it may have walls/roof etc., but does not require these."
    },
    {
      "code" : "bd",
      "display" : "Bed",
      "definition" : "A space that is allocated for sleeping/laying on. This is not the physical bed/trolley that may be moved about, but the space it may occupy."
    },
    {
      "code" : "ve",
      "display" : "Vehicle",
      "definition" : "A means of transportation."
    },
    {
      "code" : "ho",
      "display" : "House",
      "definition" : "A residential dwelling. Usually used to reference a location that a person/patient may reside."
    },
    {
      "code" : "ca",
      "display" : "Cabinet",
      "definition" : "A container that can store goods, equipment, medications or other items."
    },
    {
      "code" : "rd",
      "display" : "Road",
      "definition" : "A defined path to travel between 2 points that has a known name."
    },
    {
      "code" : "area",
      "display" : "Area",
      "definition" : "A defined physical boundary of something, such as a flood risk zone, region, postcode"
    },
    {
      "code" : "jdn",
      "display" : "Jurisdiction",
      "definition" : "A wide scope that covers a conceptual domain, such as a Nation (Country wide community or Federal Government - e.g. Ministry of Health),  Province or State (community or Government), Business (throughout the enterprise), Nation with a business scope of an agency (e.g. CDC, FDA etc.) or a Business segment (UK Pharmacy), not just an physical boundary"
    }
  ]
}