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CodeSystem: communicationLocation

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0939 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: CommunicationLocation
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.442

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HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the communication location. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OMC segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0939 (Communication Location)

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubstringV2 Concept Comment As Published


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0939 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
OBR-OBX OBX segment following an OBR segmentOBX segment following an OBR segmentFor responses related to the test orderFor responses related to the test order
SPM-OBX OBX segment following an SPM segmentOBX segment following an SPM segmentFor responses related to the specimenFor responses related to the specimen
DG1-3 Diagnosis CodeDiagnosis Code
NK1-11 Next of Kin / Associated Parties Job Code/ClassNext of Kin / Associated Parties Job Code/ClassUsed to convey patient's or next of kin's employment job class codeUsed to convey patient's or next of kin's employment job class code
NK1-13 Organization Name - NK1Organization Name - NK1Next of kin's organization nameNext of kin's organization name
NK1-28 Ethnic GroupEthnic GroupNext of kin's ethnicityNext of kin's ethnicity
NK1-35 RaceRaceNext of kin's raceNext of kin's race
OBR-16 Ordering ProviderOrdering Provider
OBR-13 Relevant Clinical InformationRelevant Clinical InformationThe purpose varies based on the AOE referencing this field.The purpose varies based on the AOE referencing this field.
OBR-49 Result HandlingResult HandlingThis was used for call or fax results backThis was used for call or fax results back
PID-11 Patient AddressPatient AddressApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-3 Patient Identifier ListPatient Identifier ListApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-5 Patient NamePatient NameApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-6 Mother's Maiden NameMother's Maiden NameApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-7 Date/Time of BirthDate/Time of BirthApplies to patientApplies to patient
PID-13 Phone Number - HomePhone Number - Homedeprecated field as of v2.7deprecated field as of v2.7
PID-14 Phone Number - BusinessPhone Number - Businessdeprecated field as of v2.7deprecated field as of v2.7
PID-40 Phone NumberPhone NumberNew field in V2.7New field in V2.7
PRT-5 Participation PersonParticipation Person
SPM-4 Specimen TypeSpecimen Type
SPM-8 Specimen Source SiteSpecimen Source Site


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