Release 4
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Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level : N/A Standards Status : Informative Compartments : Encounter , Patient , Practitioner , RelatedPerson

Raw JSON ( canonical form + also see JSON Format Specification )

Encounter example

  "resourceType": "Encounter",
  "id": "example",
  "text": {
    "status": "generated",
    "div": "<div xmlns=\"\">Encounter with patient @example</div>"
  "status": "in-progress",
  "class": {
    "system": "",
    "code": "IMP",
    "display": "inpatient encounter"
  "subject": {
    "reference": "Patient/example"

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.