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Codesystem-encounter-discharge-disposition.json

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level : N/A Standards Status : Informative

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Definition for Code System DischargeDisposition

{
  "resourceType" : "CodeSystem",
  "id" : "encounter-discharge-disposition",
  "meta" : {
    "lastUpdated" : "2019-11-01T09:29:23.356+11:00",

    "lastUpdated" : "2019-12-13T23:06:44.395+00:00",

    "profile" : ["http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"]
  },
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div>!-- Snipped for Brevity --></div>"
  },
  "extension" : [{
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg",
    "valueCode" : "pa"
  },
  {
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status",
    "valueCode" : "draft"
  },
  {
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm",
    "valueInteger" : 1
  }],
  "url" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition",
  "identifier" : [{
    "system" : "urn:ietf:rfc:3986",
    "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1093"

    "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1093"

  }],
  "version" : "4.0.1",

  "version" : "4.1.0",

  "name" : "DischargeDisposition",
  "title" : "Discharge disposition",
  "status" : "draft",
  "experimental" : false,
  "publisher" : "FHIR Project team",
  "contact" : [{
    "telecom" : [{
      "system" : "url",
      "value" : "http://hl7.org/fhir"
    }]
  }],
  "description" : "This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.",
  "caseSensitive" : true,
  "valueSet" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/encounter-discharge-disposition",
  "content" : "complete",
  "concept" : [{
    "code" : "home",
    "display" : "Home",
    "definition" : "The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards."
  },
  {
    "code" : "alt-home",
    "display" : "Alternative home",
    "definition" : "The 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."
  },
  {
    "code" : "other-hcf",
    "display" : "Other healthcare facility",
    "definition" : "The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility."
  },
  {
    "code" : "hosp",
    "display" : "Hospice",
    "definition" : "The patient has been discharged into palliative care."
  },
  {
    "code" : "long",
    "display" : "Long-term care",
    "definition" : "The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through an ongoing episode-of-care."
  },
  {
    "code" : "aadvice",
    "display" : "Left against advice",
    "definition" : "The patient self discharged against medical advice."
  },
  {
    "code" : "exp",
    "display" : "Expired",
    "definition" : "The patient has deceased during this encounter."
  },
  {
    "code" : "psy",
    "display" : "Psychiatric hospital",
    "definition" : "The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility."
  },
  {
    "code" : "rehab",
    "display" : "Rehabilitation",
    "definition" : "The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services."
  },
  {
    "code" : "snf",
    "display" : "Skilled nursing facility",
    "definition" : "The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive additional care."
  },
  {
    "code" : "oth",
    "display" : "Other",
    "definition" : "The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined."
  }]
}

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.