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ValueSet: EntityNameUse

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-EntityNameUse Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: EntityNameUse
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.15913

No description


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 14 concepts

Expansion based on EntityNameUse v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

1  _NameRepresentationUsehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseNameRepresentationUse

Identifies the different representations of a name. The representation may affect how the name is used. (E.g. use of Ideographic for formal communications.)

2    ABChttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseAlphabetic

Alphabetic transcription of name (Japanese: romaji)

2    IDEhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseIdeographic

Ideographic representation of name (e.g., Japanese kanji, Chinese characters)

2    SYLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseSyllabic

Syllabic transcription of name (e.g., Japanese kana, Korean hangul)

1  ASGNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseassigned

A name assigned to a person. Reasons some organizations assign alternate names may include not knowing the person's name, or to maintain anonymity. Some, but not necessarily all, of the name types that people call "alias" may fit into this category.

1  Chttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseLicense

As recorded on a license, record, certificate, etc. (only if different from legal name)

1  Ihttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseIndigenous/Tribal

e.g. Chief Red Cloud

1  Lhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseLegal

Known as/conventional/the one you use

2    ORhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseofficial registry

**Definition:**The formal name as registered in an official (government) registry, but which name might not be commonly used. Particularly used in countries with a law system based on Napoleonic law.

1  Phttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUsepseudonym

A self asserted name that the person is using or has used.

2    Ahttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseArtist/Stage

Includes writer's pseudonym, stage name, etc

1  Rhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseReligious

e.g. Sister Mary Francis, Brother John

1  SRCHhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUsesearch

A name intended for use in searching or matching.

2    PHONhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUsephonetic

A name spelled phonetically.

There are a variety of phonetic spelling algorithms. This code value does not distinguish between these.Discussion:

2    SNDXhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseSoundex

A name spelled according to the SoundEx algorithm.

1  _EntityNameSearchUsehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseEntityNameSearchUse

Description: A name intended for use in searching or matching.

1  _OrganizationNameUsehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseOrganizationNameUse
1  _PersonNameUsehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUsePersonNameUse

A code indicating the type of name (e.g. nickname, alias, maiden name, legal, adopted)

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


2022-10-18reviseTSMGMarc DuteauFixing missing metadata; up-349
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26revise2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Vocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26