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Codesystem-encounter-discharge-disposition.xml

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

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Definition for Code System DischargeDisposition

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="encounter-discharge-disposition"/> 
  <meta> 
    

    <lastUpdated value="2019-12-13T23:06:44.395+00:00"/> 
    <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <h2> Discharge disposition</h2> 
      <div> 
        <p> This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital.</p> 
      </div> 
      <p> This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition defines the
         following codes:</p> 
      <table class="codes">
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">
            <b> Code</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Display</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Definition</b> 
          </td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">home
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-home"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Home</td> 
          <td> The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">alt-home
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-alt-home"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Alternative home</td> 
          <td> 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.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">other-hcf
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-other-hcf"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Other healthcare facility</td> 
          <td> The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">hosp
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-hosp"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Hospice</td> 
          <td> The patient has been discharged into palliative care.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">long
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-long"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Long-term care</td> 
          <td> The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through
             an ongoing episode-of-care.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">aadvice
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-aadvice"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Left against advice</td> 
          <td> The patient self discharged against medical advice.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">exp
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-exp"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Expired</td> 
          <td> The patient has deceased during this encounter.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">psy
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-psy"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Psychiatric hospital</td> 
          <td> The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">rehab
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-rehab"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Rehabilitation</td> 
          <td> The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">snf
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-snf"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Skilled nursing facility</td> 
          <td> The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive
             additional care.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">oth
            <a name="encounter-discharge-disposition-oth"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Other</td> 
          <td> The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined.</td> 
        </tr> 
      </table> 
    </div> 
  </text> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="pa"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status">
    <valueCode value="draft"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="1"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/discharge-disposition"/> 
  <identifier> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    

    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1093"/> 
  </identifier> 
  

  <version value="4.1.0"/> 
  <name value="DischargeDisposition"/> 
  <title value="Discharge disposition"/> 
  <status value="draft"/> 
  <experimental value="false"/> 
  <publisher value="FHIR Project team"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to where the patient left the hospital."/> 
  <caseSensitive value="true"/> 
  <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/encounter-discharge-disposition"/> 
  <content value="complete"/> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="home"/> 
    <display value="Home"/> 
    <definition value="The patient was dicharged and has indicated that they are going to return home afterwards."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="alt-home"/> 
    <display value="Alternative home"/> 
    <definition value="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."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="other-hcf"/> 
    <display value="Other healthcare facility"/> 
    <definition value="The patient was transferred to another healthcare facility."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="hosp"/> 
    <display value="Hospice"/> 
    <definition value="The patient has been discharged into palliative care."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="long"/> 
    <display value="Long-term care"/> 
    <definition value="The patient has been discharged into long-term care where is likely to be monitored through
     an ongoing episode-of-care."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="aadvice"/> 
    <display value="Left against advice"/> 
    <definition value="The patient self discharged against medical advice."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="exp"/> 
    <display value="Expired"/> 
    <definition value="The patient has deceased during this encounter."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="psy"/> 
    <display value="Psychiatric hospital"/> 
    <definition value="The patient has been transferred to a psychiatric facility."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="rehab"/> 
    <display value="Rehabilitation"/> 
    <definition value="The patient was discharged and is to receive post acute care rehabilitation services."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="snf"/> 
    <display value="Skilled nursing facility"/> 
    <definition value="The patient has been discharged to a skilled nursing facility for the patient to receive
     additional care."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="oth"/> 
    <display value="Other"/> 
    <definition value="The discharge disposition has not otherwise defined."/> 
  </concept> 


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