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ValueSet: hl7VS-preferredMethodOfContrct

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0185 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: Hl7VSPreferredMethodOfContrct
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.110

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Value Set of codes that specify which of a group of multiple phone numbers is the preferred method of contact for this person.


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 preferredMethodOfContact v2.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 6 concepts.

  Bhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0185Beeper Number

Beeper Number

  Chttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0185Cellular Phone Number

Cellular Phone Number

  Ehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0185E-Mail Address (for backward compatibility)

E-Mail Address (for backward compatibility)

  Fhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0185FAX Number

FAX Number

  Hhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0185Home Phone Number

Home Phone Number

  Ohttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0185Office Phone Number

Office Phone Number

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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