HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Discharge disposition

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/encounter-discharge-disposition
Version:4.1.0
Name:DischargeDisposition
Status:draft
Title:Discharge disposition
Definition:

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:Patient Administration
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.259 (for OID based terminology systems)
Maturity:1
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

References

This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)

 

Expansion

This value set contains 11 concepts

Expansion based on Discharge disposition v4.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system 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.
othOtherThe discharge disposition has not otherwise defined.

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

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.