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ValueSet: Clinical Discharge Disposition

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/clinical-discharge-disposition Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2022-07-04 Responsible: Health Level Seven, Inc. - CQI WG Computable Name: ClinicalDischargeDisposition
Other Identifiers: : http://hl7.org/fhir/us/qicore/ValueSet/clinical-discharge-disposition

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital. Note that this value set explicitly removes ‘oth’ (Other) to allow the binding strength to be extensible and therefore allow the exchange of additional concepts without requiring mapping to ‘oth.’

References

This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)

  • Include these codes as defined in http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition
    CodeDisplayDefinition
    homeHomeThe patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards.
    alt-homeAlternative homeThe patient was discharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards, but not the patient's home - e.g. a family member's home.
    other-hcfOther healthcare facilityThe patient was transferred to another healthcare facility.
    hospHospiceThe patient has been discharged into palliative care.
    longLong-term careThe patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care.
    aadviceLeft against adviceThe patient self discharged against medical advice.
    expExpiredThe patient has deceased during this encounter.
    psyPsychiatric hospitalThe patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility.
    rehabRehabilitationThe patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services.
    snfSkilled nursing facilityThe patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care.

 

Expansion

This value set contains 10 concepts

Expansion based on Discharge disposition v0.1.0 (CodeSystem)

CodeSystemDisplayDefinition
  homehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionHome

The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards.

  alt-homehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionAlternative home

The patient was discharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards, but not the patient's home - e.g. a family member's home.

  other-hcfhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionOther healthcare facility

The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility.

  hosphttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionHospice

The patient has been discharged into palliative care.

  longhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionLong-term care

The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care.

  aadvicehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionLeft against advice

The patient self discharged against medical advice.

  exphttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionExpired

The patient has deceased during this encounter.

  psyhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionPsychiatric hospital

The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility.

  rehabhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionRehabilitation

The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services.

  snfhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-dispositionSkilled nursing facility

The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care.


Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2022-10-22createAbdullah RafiqiCQICreate Clinical Discharge Disposition Valueset; up-362