HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: CommunicationTopic

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/communication-topic Version: 1.0.0
Draft as of 2020-02-24 Maturity Level: 1 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: CommunicationTopic
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.983

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Codes describing the purpose or content of the communication.


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)



Expansion based on codesystem CommunicationTopic v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 6 concepts.

  prescription-refill-requesthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/communication-topicPrescription Refill Request

The purpose or content of the communication is a prescription refill request.

  progress-updatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/communication-topicProgress Update

The purpose or content of the communication is a progress update.

  report-labshttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/communication-topicReport Labs

The purpose or content of the communication is to report labs.

  appointment-reminderhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/communication-topicAppointment Reminder

The purpose or content of the communication is an appointment reminder.

  phone-consulthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/communication-topicPhone Consult

The purpose or content of the communication is a phone consult.

  summary-reporthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/communication-topicSummary Report

The purpose or content of the communication is a summary report.

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


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