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CodeSystem: UsageContextType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/usage-context-type Version: 2.0.0
Draft as of 2020-04-09 Maturity Level: 5 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: UsageContextType
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1068

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A code that specifies a type of context being specified by a usage context.

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

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/usage-context-type defines the following codes:

gender GenderThe gender of the patient for which this artifact/element applies. For this context type, appropriate values can be found in the http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/administrative-gender value set.
age Age RangeThe age of the patients for which this artifact/element applies. For this context type, the value could be a range that specifies the applicable ages or a code from an appropriate value set such as the MeSH value set http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-AgeGroupObservationValue.
focus Clinical FocusThe clinical concept(s) addressed by the artifact/element. For example, disease, diagnostic test interpretation, medication ordering as in http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/condition-code.
user User TypeThe clinical specialty of the context in which the patient is being treated - For example, PCP, Patient, Cardiologist, Behavioral Professional, Oral Health Professional, Prescriber, etc... taken from a specialty value set such as the NUCC Health Care provider taxonomy value set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/provider-taxonomy that is relevant to this artifact/element.
workflow Workflow SettingThe settings in which the artifact/element is intended for use. For example, admission, pre-op, etc. For example, the ActEncounterCode value set http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ActEncounterCode.
task Workflow TaskThe context for the clinical task(s) represented by this artifact/element. For example, this could be any task context represented by the HL7 ActTaskCode value set http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ActTaskCode. General categories include: order entry, patient documentation and patient information review.
venue Clinical VenueThe venue in which an artifact/element could be used. For example, Outpatient, Inpatient, Home, Nursing home. The code value may originate from the HL7 ServiceDeliveryLocationRoleType value set (http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ServiceDeliveryLocationRoleType).
species SpeciesThe species to which an artifact/element applies. For example, SNOMED - 387961004 | Kingdom Animalia (organism).
program ProgramA program/project of work for which this artifact/element is applicable.
jurisdiction JurisdictionA country, state, territory or other geographic or geopolicital area for which this artifact/element is applicable.


2023-11-14reviseTSMGMarc DuteauAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2023-08-31reviseTSMGLloyd McKenzieAdd 'jurisdiction' to Usage-context-type; up-459
2020-10-14reviseVocabulary WGGrahame GrieveReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.