HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: hl7VS-organizationUnitType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0406 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSOrganizationUnitType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.271

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Value Set of codes that specify the environment in which the provider acts in the role associated with the provider type, and inludes codes for venues outside of formal organized healthcare settings, such as Home. The provider environment is no


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 7 concepts

Expansion based on organizationUnitType v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)







  2http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0406Physician Clinic

Physician Clinic

  3http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0406Long Term Care

Long Term Care

  4http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0406Acute Care

Acute Care



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
System 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


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