HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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ReferralMethod

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-referral-method
Version:4.2.0
Name:ReferralMethod
Title:ReferralMethod
Status:draft
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

The methods of referral can be used when referring to a specific HealthCareService resource.

Publisher:HL7 (FHIR Project)
Committee:Patient Administration
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1142 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/service-referral-method ( 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:

ReferralMethod

The methods of referral can be used when referring to a specific HealthCareService resource.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-referral-method defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
fax FaxReferrals may be accepted by fax.
phone PhoneReferrals may be accepted over the phone from a practitioner.
elec Secure MessagingReferrals may be accepted via a secure messaging system. To determine the types of secure messaging systems supported, refer to the identifiers collection. Callers will need to understand the specific identifier system used to know that they are able to transmit messages.
semail Secure EmailReferrals may be accepted via a secure email. To send please encrypt with the services public key.
mail MailReferrals may be accepted via regular postage (or hand delivered).

History

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