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ValueSet: PatientImportance

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-PatientImportance Version: 3.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: PatientImportance
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.19265

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Patient VIP code


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 PatientImportance v3.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 9 concepts.

  BMhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceBoard Member

Board member of health care organization

  DFMhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportancePhysician Family Member

Family member of staff physician

  DRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceStaff Physician

Member of the health care organization physician staff

  FDhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceFinancial Donor

Financial donor to the health care organization

  FORhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceForeign Dignitary

Foreign citizen dignitary of interest to the health care organization

  GOVThttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceGovernment Dignitary

Government dignitary of interest to the organization

  SFMhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceStaff Family Member

Family member of staff member

  STFhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceStaff Member

Staff member of the health care organization

  VIPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PatientImportanceVery Important Person

Very important person of interest to the health care organization

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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