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ValueSet: hl7VS-telecommunicationUseCode

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0201 Version: 4.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: Hl7VSTelecommunicationUseCode
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.118

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Concepts for specifying a specific use of a telecommunication number.


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)



Expansion based on codesystem telecommunicationUse v4.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 10 concepts.

  PRNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Primary Residence Number

Primary Residence Number

  ORNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Other Residence Number

Other Residence Number

  WPNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Work Number

Work Number

  VHNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Vacation Home Number

Vacation Home Number

  ASNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Answering Service Number

Answering Service Number

  EMRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Emergency Number

Emergency Number

  NEThttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Network (email) Address

Network (email) Address

  BPNhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Beeper Number

Beeper Number



  DSMhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201Direct Secure Messaging

Direct Secure Messaging using the Direct Protocol

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


2023-11-14reviseTSMGMarc DuteauAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2021-03-30reviseINMHans BuitendijkAdd a new code to HL70201 Telecommunication Equipment Type to distinguish an e-mail that represents a Direct Address vs. a regular address. ; UP-124
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.