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CodeSystem: confidentiality

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0907 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: Confidentiality
Other Identifiers: id: Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.418

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HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the confidentiality for the shipment. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SHP segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0907 (Confidentiality)

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

Properties

This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

CodeURITypeDescription
statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated

Concepts

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0907 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinition
B Business - Since the service class can represent knowledge structures that may be considered a trade or business secret, there is sometimes (though rarely) the need to flag those items as of business level confidentiality. However, no patient related infBusiness – Since the service class can represent knowledge structures that may be considered a trade or business secret, there is sometimes (though rarely) the need to flag those items as of business level confidentiality. However, no patient related information may ever be of this confidentiality level.
D Clinician - Only clinicians may see this item, billing and administration persons can not access this item without special permission.Clinician - Only clinicians may see this item, billing and administration persons can not access this item without special permission.
I Individual - Access only to individual persons who are mentioned explicitly as actors of this service and whose actor type warrants that access (cf. to actor typed code).Individual - Access only to individual persons who are mentioned explicitly as actors of this service and whose actor type warrants that access (cf. to actor typed code).
L Low - No patient record item can be of low confidentiality. However, some service objects are not patient related and therefore may have low confidentiality.Low - No patient record item can be of low confidentiality. However, some service objects are not patient related and therefore may have low confidentiality.
N Normal - Normal confidentiality rules (according to good health care practice) apply, that is, only authorized individuals with a legitimate medical or business need may access this item.Normal - Normal confidentiality rules (according to good health care practice) apply, that is, only authorized individuals with a legitimate medical or business need may access this item.
R Restricted - Restricted access, e.g. only to providers having a current care relationship to the patient.Restricted - Restricted access, e.g. only to providers having a current care relationship to the patient.
V Very restricted - Very restricted access as declared by the Privacy Officer of the record holder.Very restricted - Very restricted access as declared by the Privacy Officer of the record holder.
ETH Substance abuse related - Alcohol/drug-abuse related itemSubstance abuse related - Alcohol/drug-abuse related item
HIV HIV Related - HIV and AIDS related itemHIV Related - HIV and AIDS related item
PSY Psychiatry related - Psychiatry related itemPsychiatry related - Psychiatry related item
SDV Sexual and domestic violence related - Sexual assault / domestic violence related itemSexual and domestic violence related - Sexual assault / domestic violence related item
C Celebrity - Celebrities are people of public interest (VIP) including employees, whose information require special protection.Celebrity - Celebrities are people of public interest (VIP) including employees, whose information require special protection.
S Sensitive - Information for which the patient seeks heightened confidentiality. Sensitive information is not to be shared with family members. Information reported by the patient about family members is sensitive by default. Flag can be set or clearedSensitive – Information for which the patient seeks heightened confidentiality. Sensitive information is not to be shared with family members. Information reported by the patient about family members is sensitive by default. Flag can be set or cleared on patient's request.
T Taboo - Information not to be disclosed or discussed with patient except through physician assigned to patient in this case. This is usually a temporary constraint only; example use is a new fatal diagnosis or finding, such as malignancy or HIV.Taboo - Information not to be disclosed or discussed with patient except through physician assigned to patient in this case. This is usually a temporary constraint only; example use is a new fatal diagnosis or finding, such as malignancy or HIV.

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2023-11-14reviseMarc DuteauTSMGAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.