HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: specialtyType


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0265
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

Code system of concepts used to identify the specialty of the care professional who is supported when using this location definition. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the LDP segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Infrastructure And Messaging

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.159 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0265 ( 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:


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0265 defines the following codes:

AMB AmbulatoryAmbulatory
PSY PsychiatricPsychiatric
PPS Pediatric psychiatricPediatric psychiatric
REH RehabilitationRehabilitation
PRE Pediatric rehabilitationPediatric rehabilitation
ISO IsolationIsolation
OBG Obstetrics, gynecologyObstetrics, gynecology
PIN Pediatric/neonatal intensive carePediatric/neonatal intensive care
INT Intensive careIntensive care
SUR SurgerySurgery
PSI Psychiatric intensive carePsychiatric intensive care
EDI EducationEducation
CAR Coronary/cardiac careCoronary/cardiac care
NBI Newborn, nursery, infantsNewborn, nursery, infants
CCR Critical careCritical care
PED PediatricsPediatrics
EMR EmergencyEmergency
OBS ObservationObservation
WIC Walk-in clinicWalk-in clinic
PHY General/family practiceGeneral/family practice
ALC AllergyAllergy
FPC Family planningFamily planning
CHI ChiropracticChiropractic
CAN CancerCancer
NAT NaturopathicNaturopathic
OTH Other specialtyOther specialty


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.