HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: Basic Resource Types


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/basic-resource-type
Title:Basic Resource Types
Status:Draft as of 2020-11-07T09:27:49+11:00 (Standards Status: Draft)

This value set defines codes for resources not yet supported by (or which will never be supported by) FHIR. Many of the codes listed here will eventually be turned into official resources. However, there is no guarantee that any particular resource will be created nor that the scope will be exactly as defined by the codes presented here. Codes in this set will be deprecated if/when formal resources are defined that encompass these concepts.

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:FHIR Infrastructure
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1072 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/basic-resource-type ( 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:

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/basic-resource-type defines the following codes:

consent ConsentAn assertion of permission for an activity or set of activities to occur, possibly subject to particular limitations; e.g. surgical consent, information disclosure consent, etc.
referral ReferralA request that care of a particular type be provided to a patient. Could involve the transfer of care, a consult, etc.
advevent Adverse EventAn undesired reaction caused by exposure to some agent (e.g. a medication, immunization, food, or environmental agent).
aptmtreq Appointment RequestA request that a time be scheduled for a type of service for a specified patient, potentially subject to other constraints
transfer TransferThe transition of a patient or set of material from one location to another
diet DietThe specification of a set of food and/or other nutritional material to be delivered to a patient.
adminact Administrative ActivityAn occurrence of a non-care-related event in the healthcare domain, such as approvals, reviews, etc.
exposure ExposureRecord of a situation where a subject was exposed to a substance. Usually of interest to public health.
investigation InvestigationA formalized inquiry into the circumstances surrounding a particular unplanned event or potential event for the purposes of identifying possible causes and contributing factors for the event
account AccountA financial instrument used to track costs, charges or other amounts.
invoice InvoiceA request for payment for goods and/or services. Includes the idea of a healthcare insurance claim.
adjudicat Invoice AdjudicationThe determination of what will be paid against a particular invoice based on coverage, plan rules, etc.
predetreq Pre-determination RequestA request for a pre-determination of the cost that would be paid under an insurance plan for a hypothetical claim for goods or services
predetermine PredeterminationAn adjudication of what would be paid under an insurance plan for a hypothetical claim for goods or services
study StudyAn investigation to determine information about a particular therapy or product
protocol ProtocolA set of (possibly conditional) steps to be taken to achieve some aim. Includes study protocols, treatment protocols, emergency protocols, etc.


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