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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="2020-04-09T15:10:28.568-06:00"/>
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  <text>
    <status value="generated"/>
    <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 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"/>
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  <version value="0.1.0"/>
  <name value="DischargeDisposition"/>
  <title value="Discharge disposition"/>
  <status value="draft"/>
  <experimental value="false"/>
  <date value="2022-02-23T20:36:09-07:00"/>
  <publisher value="FHIR Project team"/>
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  <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>