HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: UsageContextType


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/usage-context-type
Status:Draft as of 2020-04-09T21:10:28+00:00 (Standards Status: Trial Use)

A code that specifies a type of context being specified by a usage context.

Publisher:HL7 (FHIR Project)
Committee:FHIR Infrastructure
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1068 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/usage-context-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/usage-context-type defines the following codes:

gender GenderThe gender of the patient. For this context type, appropriate values can be found in the http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/administrative-gender value set.
age Age RangeThe age of the patient. For this context type, the value could be a range that specifies the applicable ages or a code from an appropriate value set such as the MeSH value set http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-AgeGroupObservationValue.
focus Clinical FocusThe clinical concept(s) addressed by the artifact. For example, disease, diagnostic test interpretation, medication ordering as in http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/condition-code.
user User TypeThe clinical specialty of the context in which the patient is being treated - For example, PCP, Patient, Cardiologist, Behavioral Professional, Oral Health Professional, Prescriber, etc... taken from a specialty value set such as the NUCC Health Care provider taxonomy value set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/provider-taxonomy.
workflow Workflow SettingThe settings in which the artifact is intended for use. For example, admission, pre-op, etc. For example, the ActEncounterCode value set http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ActEncounterCode.
task Workflow TaskThe context for the clinical task(s) represented by this artifact. For example, this could be any task context represented by the HL7 ActTaskCode value set http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ActTaskCode. General categories include: order entry, patient documentation and patient information review.
venue Clinical VenueThe venue in which an artifact could be used. For example, Outpatient, Inpatient, Home, Nursing home. The code value may originate from the HL7 ServiceDeliveryLocationRoleType value set (http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ServiceDeliveryLocationRoleType).
species SpeciesThe species to which an artifact applies. For example, SNOMED - 387961004 | Kingdom Animalia (organism).
program ProgramA program/project of work for which this artifact is applicable.


2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.