HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v2.1.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: hl7VS-locationCharacteristicId


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0324
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

Value Set of codes that specify an identifier code to show which characteristic is being communicated with the segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.21.209 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 12 concepts

Expansion based on locationCharacteristic v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0324

IMPImplant: can be used for radiation implant patientsImplant: can be used for radiation implant patients
SHAShadow: a temporary holding location that does not physically existShadow: a temporary holding location that does not physically exist
INFInfectious disease: this location can be used for isolationInfectious disease: this location can be used for isolation
PRLPrivacy level: indicating the level of private versus non-private roomPrivacy level: indicating the level of private versus non-private room
LCRLevel of careLevel of care
STFBed is staffedBed is staffed
SETBed is set upBed is set up
GENGender of patient(s)Gender of patient(s)
TEATeaching locationTeaching location

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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