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ValueSet: RoleClassAgent

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-RoleClassAgent Version: 3.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: RoleClassAgent
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.14006

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An entity (player) that acts or is authorized to act on behalf of another entity (scoper).


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 RoleClass v4.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 8 concepts.

1  AGNThttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClassagent

An entity (player) that acts or is authorized to act on behalf of another entity (scoper).

2    ASSIGNEDhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClassassigned entity

An agent role in which the agent is an Entity acting in the employ of an organization. The focus is on functional role on behalf of the organization, unlike the Employee role where the focus is on the 'Human Resources' relationship between the employee and the organization.

3      COMPARhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClasscommissioning party

An Entity that is authorized to issue or instantiate permissions, privileges, credentials or other formal/legal authorizations.

3      SGNOFFhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClasssigning authority or officer

The role of a person (player) who is the officer or signature authority for of a scoping entity, usually an organization (scoper).

2    CONhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClasscontact

A person or an organization (player) which provides or receives information regarding another entity (scoper). Examples; patient NOK and emergency contacts; guarantor contact; employer contact.

3      ECONhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClassemergency contact

An entity to be contacted in the event of an emergency.

3      NOKhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClassnext of kin

An individual designated for notification as the next of kin for a given entity.

2    GUARDhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleClassguardian

Guardian of a ward

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


2023-11-14reviseTSMGMarc DuteauAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
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