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: Discharge disposition - JSON Representation

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{
  "resourceType" : "CodeSystem",
  "id" : "discharge-disposition",
  "meta" : {
    "lastUpdated" : "2020-04-09T15:10:28.568-06:00",
    "profile" : [
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    ]
  },
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p>This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition defines the following codes:</p><table class=\"codes\"><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\"><b>Code</b></td><td><b>Display</b></td><td><b>Definition</b></td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">home<a name=\"discharge-disposition-home\"> </a></td><td>Home</td><td>The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">alt-home<a name=\"discharge-disposition-alt-home\"> </a></td><td>Alternative home</td><td>The 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.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">other-hcf<a name=\"discharge-disposition-other-hcf\"> </a></td><td>Other healthcare facility</td><td>The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">hosp<a name=\"discharge-disposition-hosp\"> </a></td><td>Hospice</td><td>The patient has been discharged into palliative care.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">long<a name=\"discharge-disposition-long\"> </a></td><td>Long-term care</td><td>The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">aadvice<a name=\"discharge-disposition-aadvice\"> </a></td><td>Left against advice</td><td>The patient self discharged against medical advice.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">exp<a name=\"discharge-disposition-exp\"> </a></td><td>Expired</td><td>The patient has deceased during this encounter.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">psy<a name=\"discharge-disposition-psy\"> </a></td><td>Psychiatric hospital</td><td>The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">rehab<a name=\"discharge-disposition-rehab\"> </a></td><td>Rehabilitation</td><td>The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">snf<a name=\"discharge-disposition-snf\"> </a></td><td>Skilled nursing facility</td><td>The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">oth<a name=\"discharge-disposition-oth\"> </a></td><td>Other</td><td>The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined.</td></tr></table></div>"
  },
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  ],
  "url" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition",
  "identifier" : [
    {
      "system" : "urn:ietf:rfc:3986",
      "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1093"
    }
  ],
  "version" : "0.1.0",
  "name" : "DischargeDisposition",
  "title" : "Discharge disposition",
  "status" : "draft",
  "experimental" : false,
  "date" : "2022-02-23T20:36:09-07:00",
  "publisher" : "FHIR Project team",
  "contact" : [
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        }
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    }
  ],
  "description" : "This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.",
  "caseSensitive" : true,
  "valueSet" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/encounter-discharge-disposition",
  "content" : "complete",
  "concept" : [
    {
      "code" : "home",
      "display" : "Home",
      "definition" : "The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards."
    },
    {
      "code" : "alt-home",
      "display" : "Alternative home",
      "definition" : "The 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."
    },
    {
      "code" : "other-hcf",
      "display" : "Other healthcare facility",
      "definition" : "The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility."
    },
    {
      "code" : "hosp",
      "display" : "Hospice",
      "definition" : "The patient has been discharged into palliative care."
    },
    {
      "code" : "long",
      "display" : "Long-term care",
      "definition" : "The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care."
    },
    {
      "code" : "aadvice",
      "display" : "Left against advice",
      "definition" : "The patient self discharged against medical advice."
    },
    {
      "code" : "exp",
      "display" : "Expired",
      "definition" : "The patient has deceased during this encounter."
    },
    {
      "code" : "psy",
      "display" : "Psychiatric hospital",
      "definition" : "The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility."
    },
    {
      "code" : "rehab",
      "display" : "Rehabilitation",
      "definition" : "The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services."
    },
    {
      "code" : "snf",
      "display" : "Skilled nursing facility",
      "definition" : "The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care."
    },
    {
      "code" : "oth",
      "display" : "Other",
      "definition" : "The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined."
    }
  ]
}