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4.4.1.547 4.4.1.578 Value Set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/subject-type

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group   Maturity Level : 5 Trial Use Use Context : Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/subject-type
Version: 4.0.1 4.6.0
Name: SubjectType
Title: Subject type
Definition:

Possible types of subjects.

Committee: FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.775 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This value set includes codes from the following code systems:
  • Include these codes as defined in http://hl7.org/fhir/resource-types
    Code Display Definition
    Patient Patient Demographics and other administrative information about an individual or animal receiving care or other health-related services.
    Practitioner Practitioner A person who is directly or indirectly involved in the provisioning of healthcare.
    Organization Organization A formally or informally recognized grouping of people or organizations formed for the purpose of achieving some form of collective action. Includes companies, institutions, corporations, departments, community groups, healthcare practice groups, payer/insurer, etc.
    Location Location Details and position information for a physical place where services are provided and resources and participants may be stored, found, contained, or accommodated.
    Device Device A type of a manufactured item that is used in the provision of healthcare without being substantially changed through that activity. The device may be a medical or non-medical device.

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Lvl A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. For value sets, levels are mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code system hierarchy - 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