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Compartment Encounter

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level : N/A Standards Status : Trial Use
Formal URI
Description The set of resources associated with a particular encounter
Identity There is an instance of the encounter compartment for each encounter resource, and the identity of the compartment is the same as the encounter
Membership The encounter compartment includes any resources where the resource has an explicitly nominated encounter, and some other resources that themselves link to resources in the encounter compartment. Note that for many resources, the exact nature of the link to encounter can be ambiguous (e.g. for a DiagnosticReport, is it the encounter when it was initiated, or when it was reported?)
Formal Definition CompartmentDefinition resource: XML or JSON

Resource based membership rules:

The following resources may be in this compartment:

Resource Inclusion Criteria
CarePlan encounter
CareTeam encounter ChargeItem context
Claim encounter
ClinicalImpression encounter
Communication encounter
CommunicationRequest encounter
Composition encounter
Condition encounter
DeviceRequest encounter
DiagnosticReport encounter
DocumentManifest related-ref
DocumentReference encounter
ExplanationOfBenefit encounter
Media MedicationAdministration encounter
MedicationAdministration MedicationDispense context encounter
MedicationRequest encounter
MedicationUsage encounter
NutritionIntake encounter
NutritionOrder encounter
Observation encounter
Procedure encounter
QuestionnaireResponse encounter
RequestGroup encounter
ServiceRequest encounter
VisionPrescription encounter

A resource is in this compartment if the nominated search parameter (or chain) refers to the patient resource that defines the compartment.

The following resources are never in this compartment:

See information about compartments .