HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Discharge disposition

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition
Version:4.2.0
Name:DischargeDisposition
Title:Discharge disposition
Status:draft
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:Patient Administration
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1093 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/encounter-discharge-disposition ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Maturity:1
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

Discharge disposition

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
home HomeThe patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards.
alt-home Alternative homeThe patient was discharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards, but not the patient's home - e.g. a family member's home.
other-hcf Other healthcare facilityThe patient was transferred to another healthcare facility.
hosp HospiceThe patient has been discharged into palliative care.
long Long-term careThe patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care.
aadvice Left against adviceThe patient self discharged against medical advice.
exp ExpiredThe patient has deceased during this encounter.
psy Psychiatric hospitalThe patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility.
rehab RehabilitationThe patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services.
snf Skilled nursing facilityThe patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care.
oth OtherThe discharge disposition has not otherwise defined.

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.