HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: actpriority

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0906
Version:2.1.0
Name:Actpriority
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01
Definition:

HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the priority for the shipment. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SHP segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations
Copyright:

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:2.16.840.1.113883.18.417 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0906 ( 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:

Properties

CodeURLDescriptionType
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/v2-0906 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
A ASAP - As soon as possible, next highest priority after statASAP - As soon as possible, next highest priority after stat
CR Callback results - filler should contact the placer as soon as results are available, even for preliminary resultsCallback results - filler should contact the placer as soon as results are available, even for preliminary results
CS Callback for scheduling - Filler should contact the placer (or target) to schedule the service.Callback for scheduling - Filler should contact the placer (or target) to schedule the service.
CSP Callback placer for scheduling - filler should contact the placer to schedule the serviceCallback placer for scheduling - filler should contact the placer to schedule the service
CSR Contact recipient for scheduling - Filler should contact the service recipient (target) to schedule the serviceContact recipient for scheduling - Filler should contact the service recipient (target) to schedule the service
EL Elective - Beneficial to the patient but not essential for survival.Elective - Beneficial to the patient but not essential for survival.
EM Emergency - An unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate actionEmergency - An unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action
P Preop - Used to indicate that a service is to be performed prior to a scheduled surgery. When ordering a service and using the pre-op priority, a check is done to see the amount of time that must be allowed for performance of the service. When the orderPreop – Used to indicate that a service is to be performed prior to a scheduled surgery. When ordering a service and using the pre-op priority, a check is done to see the amount of time that must be allowed for performance of the service. When the order is placed, a message can be generated indicating the time needed for the service so that it is not ordered in conflict with a scheduled operation.
PRN As needed - An "as needed" order should be accompanied by a description of what constitutes a need. This description is represented by an observation service predicate as a precondition.As needed - An "as needed" order should be accompanied by a description of what constitutes a need. This description is represented by an observation service predicate as a precondition.
R Routine - Routine service, do at usual work hoursRoutine - Routine service, do at usual work hours
RR Rush reporting - A report should be prepared and sent as quickly as possibleRush reporting - A report should be prepared and sent as quickly as possible
S Stat - With highest priority (e.g. emergency).Stat - With highest priority (e.g. emergency).
T Timing critical - It is critical to come as close as possible to the requested time (e.g. for a through antimicrobial level).Timing critical - It is critical to come as close as possible to the requested time (e.g. for a through antimicrobial level).
UD Use as directed - Drug is to be used as directed by the prescriber.Use as directed - Drug is to be used as directed by the prescriber.
UR Urgent - Calls for prompt actionUrgent - Calls for prompt action

History

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