|FHIR Infrastructure Work Group||Maturity Level : N||Normative (from v4.0.0)||Use Context : Any|
This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.
Telecommunications form for contact point.
|Committee:||FHIR Infrastructure Work Group|
|Source Resource||XML / JSON|
This Code system is used in the following value sets:
|phone||Phone||The value is a telephone number used for voice calls. Use of full international numbers starting with + is recommended to enable automatic dialing support but not required.|
|fax||Fax||The value is a fax machine. Use of full international numbers starting with + is recommended to enable automatic dialing support but not required.|
|The value is an email address.|
|pager||Pager||The value is a pager number. These may be local pager numbers that are only usable on a particular pager system.|
|url||URL||A contact that is not a phone, fax, pager or email address and is expressed as a URL. This is intended for various institutional or personal contacts including web sites, blogs, Skype, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Do not use for email addresses.|
|sms||SMS||A contact that can be used for sending an sms message (e.g. mobile phones, some landlines).|
|other||Other||A contact that is not a phone, fax, page or email address and is not expressible as a URL. E.g. Internal mail address. This SHOULD NOT be used for contacts that are expressible as a URL (e.g. Skype, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Extensions may be used to distinguish "other" contact types.|
See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.
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. See Code System for further information.|
|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). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')|
|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|