HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: MeasureType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-type Version: 2.0.0
Standards status: Trial-use Maturity Level: 2 Responsible: HL7 (FHIR Project) Computable Name: MeasureType
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1233

The type of measure (includes codes from 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20368).

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


statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.

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

process ProcessA measure which focuses on a process which leads to a certain outcome, meaning that a scientific basis exists for believing that the process, when executed well, will increase the probability of achieving a desired outcome.
outcome OutcomeA measure that indicates the result of the performance (or non-performance) of a function or process.
structure StructureA measure that focuses on a health care provider's capacity, systems, and processes to provide high-quality care.
patient-reported-outcome Patient Reported OutcomeA measure that focuses on patient-reported information such as patient engagement or patient experience measures.
composite CompositeA measure that combines multiple component measures in to a single quality measure.retired


2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.