HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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confidentiality

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0907
Version:2.1.0
Name:Confidentiality
Title:confidentiality
Status:Active
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

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

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.418 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0907 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Copyright:

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

confidentiality

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

Copyright Statement: Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Properties

CodeURLDescriptionType
statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0907 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Table Status
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.A
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.A
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).A
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.A
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.A
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.A
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.A
ETH Substance abuse related - Alcohol/drug-abuse related itemSubstance abuse related - Alcohol/drug-abuse related itemA
HIV HIV Related - HIV and AIDS related itemHIV Related - HIV and AIDS related itemA
PSY Psychiatry related - Psychiatry related itemPsychiatry related - Psychiatry related itemA
SDV Sexual and domestic violence related - Sexual assault / domestic violence related itemSexual and domestic violence related - Sexual assault / domestic violence related itemA
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.A
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.A
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.A

History

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