HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Admit source

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/encounter-admit-source
Version:4.1.0
Name:AdmitSource
Status:draft
Title:Admit source
Definition:

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate from where the patient came in.

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:Patient Administration
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.257 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

References

This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)

 

Expansion

This value set contains 10 concepts

Expansion based on Admit source v4.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/admit-source

CodeDisplayDefinition
hosp-transTransferred from other hospitalThe Patient has been transferred from another hospital for this encounter.
emdFrom accident/emergency departmentThe patient has been transferred from the emergency department within the hospital. This is typically used in the transition to an inpatient encounter
outpFrom outpatient departmentThe patient has been transferred from an outpatient department within the hospital.
bornBorn in hospitalThe patient is a newborn and the encounter will track the baby related activities (as opposed to the Mothers encounter - that may be associated using the newborn encounters partof property)
gpGeneral Practitioner referralThe patient has been admitted due to a referred from a General Practitioner.
mpMedical Practitioner/physician referralThe patient has been admitted due to a referred from a Specialist (as opposed to a General Practitioner).
nursingFrom nursing homeThe patient has been transferred from a nursing home.
psychFrom psychiatric hospitalThe patient has been transferred from a psychiatric facility.
rehabFrom rehabilitation facilityThe patient has been transferred from a rehabilitation facility or clinic.
otherOtherThe patient has been admitted from a source otherwise not specified here.

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
Source 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

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