HL7 Terminology (THO)
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NamingSystem: AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/ahfs Version:
Retired as of 2021-11-09 Responsible: ASHSP Computable Name: Ahfs

Description: The AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification has been in use in hospitals in the United States since its inception in 1959. An integral part of the American Hospital Formulary Service, the AHFS classification allows the grouping of drugs with similar pharmacologic, therapeutic, and/or chemical characteristics. Today, the AHFS classification is used by many people outside of hospitals.

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/ahfs
NameAhfs
Statusretired
Definition

Description: The AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification has been in use in hospitals in the United States since its inception in 1959. An integral part of the American Hospital Formulary Service, the AHFS classification allows the grouping of drugs with similar pharmacologic, therapeutic, and/or chemical characteristics. Today, the AHFS classification is used by many people outside of hospitals.

PublisherASHSP

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferred
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.234true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/ahfstrue

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2021-11-09reviseHTAReuben DanielsCode System Identification Record being retired;UP-251
2020-06-12reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinFixed title extension URL to be consistent with latest Publisher