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Discharge disposition - XML Representation

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<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="discharge-disposition"/>
  <meta>
    <lastUpdated value="2020-04-09T17:10:28.568-04:00"/>
    <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"/>
  </meta>
  <text>
    <status value="generated"/>
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
            
      
      <h2>Discharge disposition</h2>
            
      
      <div>
              
        
        <p>This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.</p>

            
      
      </div>
            
      
      <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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-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="encounter-discharge-disposition-oth"> </a>
                
          
          </td>
                
          
          <td>Other</td>
                
          
          <td>The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined.</td>
              
        
        </tr>
            
      
      </table>
          
    
    </div>
  </text>
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             url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
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    <valueInteger value="1"/>
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  <url value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition"/>
  <identifier>
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/>
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1093"/>
  </identifier>
  <version value="4.2.0"/>
  <name value="DischargeDisposition"/>
  <title value="Discharge disposition"/>
  <status value="draft"/>
  <experimental value="false"/>
  <date value="2020-05-09T12:49:00-04:00"/>
  <publisher value="FHIR Project team"/>
  <contact>
    <telecom>
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    </telecom>
  </contact>
  <description
               value="This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital."/>
  <caseSensitive value="true"/>
  <valueSet
            value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/encounter-discharge-disposition"/>
  <content value="complete"/>
  <concept>
    <code value="home"/>
    <display value="Home"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="alt-home"/>
    <display value="Alternative home"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient was discharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards, but not the patient&#39;s home - e.g. a family member&#39;s home."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="other-hcf"/>
    <display value="Other healthcare facility"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="hosp"/>
    <display value="Hospice"/>
    <definition value="The patient has been discharged into palliative care."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="long"/>
    <display value="Long-term care"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="aadvice"/>
    <display value="Left against advice"/>
    <definition value="The patient self discharged against medical advice."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="exp"/>
    <display value="Expired"/>
    <definition value="The patient has deceased during this encounter."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="psy"/>
    <display value="Psychiatric hospital"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="rehab"/>
    <display value="Rehabilitation"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="snf"/>
    <display value="Skilled nursing facility"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="oth"/>
    <display value="Other"/>
    <definition value="The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined."/>
  </concept>
</CodeSystem>