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Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/resource-types
Version: 4.1.0
Name: ResourceType
Title: ResourceType

One of the resource types defined as part of this version of FHIR.

Committee: FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.26 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.27 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Value Set is normative - it is generated based on the information defined in this specification. The definition will remain fixed across versions, but the actual contents will change from version to version

This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 19 Apr 2017 15 Sep 2019

This value set contains 119 149 concepts

Expansion based on http://hl7.org/fhir/resource-types version 3.0.1 4.1.0

All codes from system http://hl7.org/fhir/resource-types ImagingManifest ImagingManifest A text description of the DICOM SOP instances selected in the ImagingManifest; or the reason for, or significance of, the selection. ProcedureRequest ProcedureRequest A record of a request for diagnostic investigations, treatments, or operations to be performed. ProcessRequest ProcessRequest This resource provides the target, request and response, and action details for an action to be performed by the target on or about existing resources. ProcessResponse ProcessResponse This resource provides processing status, errors and notes from the processing of a resource. Sequence Sequence Raw data describing a biological sequence.
Code Display Definition
Account Account A financial tool for tracking value accrued for a particular purpose. In the healthcare field, used to track charges for a patient, cost centers, etc.
ActivityDefinition ActivityDefinition This resource allows for the definition of some activity to be performed, independent of a particular patient, practitioner, or other performance context.
AdministrableProductDefinition AdministrableProductDefinition A pharmaceutical product described in terms of its composition and dose form.
AdverseEvent AdverseEvent Actual or potential/avoided An event causing unintended physical injury resulting from or contributed (i.e. any change to by medical care, current patient status) that may be related to unintended effects on a research study patient or other healthcare setting factors that requires research subject. The unintended effects may require additional monitoring, treatment, treatment or hospitalization, hospitalization or that results may result in death. The AdverseEvent resource also extends to potential or avoided events that could have had such effects.
AllergyIntolerance AllergyIntolerance Risk of harmful or undesirable, physiological response which is unique to an individual and associated with exposure to a substance.
Appointment Appointment A booking of a healthcare event among patient(s), practitioner(s), related person(s) and/or device(s) for a specific date/time. This may result in one or more Encounter(s).
AppointmentResponse AppointmentResponse A reply to an appointment request for a patient and/or practitioner(s), such as a confirmation or rejection.
AuditEvent AuditEvent A record of an event made relevant for purposes of maintaining a security log. Typical uses include detection of intrusion attempts such as operations, privacy, security, maintenance, and monitoring for inappropriate usage. performance analysis.
Basic Basic Basic is used for handling concepts not yet defined in FHIR, narrative-only resources that don't map to an existing resource, and custom resources not appropriate for inclusion in the FHIR specification.
Binary Binary A binary resource that represents the data of a single raw artifact as digital content accessible in its native format. A Binary resource can contain any content, whether text, image, pdf, zip archive, etc.
BiologicallyDerivedProduct BiologicallyDerivedProduct A material substance originating from a biological entity intended to be transplanted or infused into another (possibly the same) biological entity.
BodySite BodyStructure BodySite BodyStructure Record details about the an anatomical location of a specimen or body part. structure. This resource may be used when a coded concept does not provide the necessary detail needed for the use case.
Bundle Bundle A container for a collection of resources.
CapabilityStatement CapabilityStatement A Capability Statement documents a set of capabilities (behaviors) of a FHIR Server for a particular version of FHIR that may be used as a statement of actual server functionality or a statement of required or desired server implementation.
CapabilityStatement2 CapabilityStatement2 A Capability Statement documents a set of capabilities (behaviors) of a FHIR Server for a particular version of FHIR that may be used as a statement of actual server functionality or a statement of required or desired server implementation.
CarePlan CarePlan Describes the intention of how one or more practitioners intend to deliver care for a particular patient, group or community for a period of time, possibly limited to care for a specific condition or set of conditions.
CareTeam CareTeam The Care Team includes all the people and organizations who plan to participate in the coordination and delivery of care for a patient. care.
CatalogEntry CatalogEntry Catalog entries are wrappers that contextualize items included in a catalog.
ChargeItem ChargeItem The resource ChargeItem describes the provision of healthcare provider products for a certain patient, therefore referring not only to the product, but containing in addition details of the provision, like date, time, amounts and participating organizations and persons. Main Usage of the ChargeItem is to enable the billing process and internal cost allocation.
ChargeItemDefinition ChargeItemDefinition The ChargeItemDefinition resource provides the properties that apply to the (billing) codes necessary to calculate costs and prices. The properties may differ largely depending on type and realm, therefore this resource gives only a rough structure and requires profiling for each type of billing code system.
Claim Claim A provider issued list of professional services and products which have been provided, or are to be provided, to a patient which is provided sent to an insurer for payment recovery. reimbursement.
ClaimResponse ClaimResponse This resource provides the adjudication details from the processing of a Claim resource.
ClinicalImpression ClinicalImpression A record of a clinical assessment performed to determine what problem(s) may affect the patient and before planning the treatments or management strategies that are best to manage a patient's condition. Assessments are often 1:1 with a clinical consultation / encounter, but this varies greatly depending on the clinical workflow. This resource is called "ClinicalImpression" rather than "ClinicalAssessment" to avoid confusion with the recording of assessment tools such as Apgar score.
ClinicalUseIssue ClinicalUseIssue A single item of clinical particulars - an indication, contraindication, interaction etc. for a medicinal product.
CodeSystem CodeSystem A code system The CodeSystem resource specifies a set is used to declare the existence of codes drawn from one and describe a code system or more code systems. system supplement and its key properties, and optionally define a part or all of its content.
Communication Communication An occurrence of information being transmitted; e.g. an alert that was sent to a responsible provider, a public health agency was notified about communication to a provider/reporter in response to a case report for a reportable condition.
CommunicationRequest CommunicationRequest A request to convey information; e.g. the CDS system proposes that an alert be sent to a responsible provider, the CDS system proposes that the public health agency be notified about a reportable condition.
CompartmentDefinition CompartmentDefinition A compartment definition that defines how resources are accessed on a server.
Composition Composition A set of healthcare-related information that is assembled together into a single logical document package that provides a single coherent statement of meaning, establishes its own context and that has clinical attestation with regard to who is making the statement. While a A Composition defines the structure, it structure and narrative content necessary for a document. However, a Composition alone does not actually contain constitute a document. Rather, the content: rather Composition must be the full content of a document is contained first entry in a Bundle, of which the Bundle where Bundle.type=document, and any other resources referenced from Composition is must be included as subsequent entries in the first resource contained. Bundle (for example Patient, Practitioner, Encounter, etc.).
ConceptMap ConceptMap A statement of relationships from one set of concepts to one or more other concepts - either concepts in code systems systems, or data elements, element/data element concepts, or classes in class models.
Condition Condition A clinical condition, problem, diagnosis, or other event, situation, issue, or clinical concept that has risen to a level of concern.
ConditionDefinition ConditionDefinition A definition of a condition and information relevant to managing it.
Consent Consent A record of a healthcare consumer’s policy choices, consumer’s choices or choices made on their behalf by a third party, which permits or denies identified recipient(s) or recipient role(s) to perform one or more actions within a given policy context, for specific purposes and periods of time.
Contract Contract A formal agreement between parties regarding the conduct of business, exchange of information Legally enforceable, formally recorded unilateral or other matters. bilateral directive i.e., a policy or agreement.
Coverage Coverage Financial instrument which may be used to reimburse or pay for health care products and services. Includes both insurance and self-payment.
DataElement CoverageEligibilityRequest DataElement CoverageEligibilityRequest The formal description of a single piece CoverageEligibilityRequest provides patient and insurance coverage information to an insurer for them to respond, in the form of an CoverageEligibilityResponse, with information that can be gathered regarding whether the stated coverage is valid and reported. in-force and optionally to provide the insurance details of the policy.
CoverageEligibilityResponse CoverageEligibilityResponse This resource provides eligibility and plan details from the processing of an CoverageEligibilityRequest resource.
DetectedIssue DetectedIssue Indicates an actual or potential clinical issue with or between one or more active or proposed clinical actions for a patient; e.g. Drug-drug interaction, Ineffective treatment frequency, Procedure-condition conflict, etc.
Device Device This resource identifies an instance or a 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. Medical devices include durable (reusable) medical equipment, implantable devices, as well as disposable equipment used for diagnostic, treatment, and research for healthcare and public health. Non-medical devices may include items such as a machine, cellphone, computer, application, etc.
DeviceComponent DeviceDefinition DeviceComponent DeviceDefinition The characteristics, operational status and capabilities of a medical-related component of a medical device.
DeviceMetric DeviceMetric Describes a measurement, calculation or setting capability of a medical device.
DeviceRequest DeviceRequest Represents a request for a patient to employ a medical device. The device may be an implantable device, or an external assistive device, such as a walker.
DeviceUseStatement DeviceUseStatement A record of a device being used by a patient where the record is the result of a report from the patient or another clinician.
DiagnosticReport DiagnosticReport The findings and interpretation of diagnostic tests performed on patients, groups of patients, devices, and locations, and/or specimens derived from these. The report includes clinical context such as requesting and provider information, and some mix of atomic results, images, textual and coded interpretations, and formatted representation of diagnostic reports.
DocumentManifest DocumentManifest A collection of documents compiled for a purpose together with metadata that applies to the collection.
DocumentReference DocumentReference A reference to a document. document of any kind for any purpose. While the term “document” implies a more narrow focus, for this resource this "document" encompasses *any* seralized object with a mime-type, so includes formal patient centric documents (CDA), clniical notes, scanned paper, non-patient specific documents like policy text, as well as a photo, video, or audio recording acquired or used in healthcare. The DocumentReference resource provides metadata about the document so that the document can be discovered and managed. The actual content may be inline base64 encoded data or provided by direct reference.
DomainResource DomainResource A resource that includes narrative, extensions, and contained resources.
EligibilityRequest EffectEvidenceSynthesis EligibilityRequest EffectEvidenceSynthesis The EligibilityRequest provides patient and insurance coverage information to an insurer for them to respond, in EffectEvidenceSynthesis resource describes the form of difference in an EligibilityResponse, with information regarding whether outcome between exposures states in a population where the stated coverage effect estimate is valid and in-force and optionally to provide the insurance details of the policy. EligibilityResponse EligibilityResponse This resource provides eligibility and plan details derived from the processing a combination of an Eligibility resource. research studies.
Encounter Encounter An interaction between a patient and healthcare provider(s) for the purpose of providing healthcare service(s) or assessing the health status of a patient.
Endpoint Endpoint The technical details of an endpoint that can be used for electronic services, such as for web services providing XDS.b or a REST endpoint for another FHIR server. This may include any security context information.
EnrollmentRequest EnrollmentRequest This resource provides the insurance enrollment details to the insurer regarding a specified coverage.
EnrollmentResponse EnrollmentResponse This resource provides enrollment and plan details from the processing of an Enrollment EnrollmentRequest resource.
EpisodeOfCare EpisodeOfCare An association between a patient and an organization / healthcare provider(s) during which time encounters may occur. The managing organization assumes a level of responsibility for the patient during this time.
EventDefinition EventDefinition The EventDefinition resource provides a reusable description of when a particular event can occur.
ExpansionProfile Evidence ExpansionProfile Evidence Resource to define constraints on The Evidence resource describes the Expansion of conditional state (population and any exposures being compared within the population) and outcome (if specified) that the knowledge (evidence, assertion, recommendation) is about.
EvidenceVariable EvidenceVariable The EvidenceVariable resource describes a FHIR ValueSet. "PICO" element that knowledge (evidence, assertion, recommendation) is about.
ExampleScenario ExampleScenario Example of workflow instance.
ExplanationOfBenefit ExplanationOfBenefit This resource provides: the claim details; adjudication details from the processing of a Claim; and optionally account balance information, for informing the subscriber of the benefits provided.
FamilyMemberHistory FamilyMemberHistory Significant health events and conditions for a person related to the patient relevant in the context of care for the patient.
Flag Flag Prospective warnings of potential issues when providing care to the patient.
Goal Goal Describes the intended objective(s) for a patient, group or organization care, for example, weight loss, restoring an activity of daily living, obtaining herd immunity via immunization, meeting a process improvement objective, etc.
GraphDefinition GraphDefinition A formal computable definition of a graph of resources - that is, a coherent set of resources that form a graph by following references. The Graph Definition resource defines a set and makes rules about the set.
Group Group Represents a defined collection of entities that may be discussed or acted upon collectively but which are not expected to act collectively collectively, and are not formally or legally recognized; i.e. a collection of entities that isn't an Organization.
GuidanceResponse GuidanceResponse A guidance response is the formal response to a guidance request, including any output parameters returned by the evaluation, as well as the description of any proposed actions to be taken.
HealthcareService HealthcareService The details of a healthcare service available at a location.
ImagingStudy ImagingStudy Representation of the content produced in a DICOM imaging study. A study comprises a set of series, each of which includes a set of Service-Object Pair Instances (SOP Instances - images or other data) acquired or produced in a common context. A series is of only one modality (e.g. X-ray, CT, MR, ultrasound), but a study may have multiple series of different modalities.
Immunization Immunization Describes the event of a patient being administered a vaccination vaccine or a record of a vaccination an immunization as reported by a patient, a clinician or another party and may include vaccine reaction information and what vaccination protocol was followed. party.
ImmunizationEvaluation ImmunizationEvaluation Describes a comparison of an immunization event against published recommendations to determine if the administration is "valid" in relation to those recommendations.
ImmunizationRecommendation ImmunizationRecommendation A patient's point-in-time immunization and recommendation set of recommendations (i.e. forecasting a patient's immunization eligibility forecasting) according to a published schedule) schedule with optional supporting justification.
ImplementationGuide ImplementationGuide A set of rules of how FHIR is used to solve a particular problem. interoperability or standards problem is solved - typically through the use of FHIR resources. This resource is used to gather all the parts of an implementation guide into a logical whole and to publish a computable definition of all the parts.
Ingredient Ingredient An ingredient of a manufactured item or pharmaceutical product.
InsurancePlan InsurancePlan Details of a Health Insurance product/plan provided by an organization.
Invoice Invoice Invoice containing collected ChargeItems from an Account with calculated individual and total price for Billing purpose.
Library Library The Library resource is a general-purpose container for knowledge asset definitions. It can be used to describe and expose existing knowledge assets such as logic libraries and information model descriptions, as well as to describe a collection of knowledge assets.
Linkage Linkage Identifies two or more records (resource instances) that are referring refer to the same real-world "occurrence".
List List A set of information summarized from a list is a curated collection of other resources.
Location Location Details and position information for a physical place where services are provided and resources and participants may be stored, found, contained contained, or accommodated.
ManufacturedItemDefinition ManufacturedItemDefinition The manufactured item as contained in the packaged medicinal product.
Measure Measure The Measure resource provides the definition of a quality measure.
MeasureReport MeasureReport The MeasureReport resource contains the results of evaluating the calculation of a measure. Media Media A photo, video, or audio recording acquired or used measure; and optionally a reference to the resources involved in healthcare. The actual content may be inline or provided by direct reference. that calculation.
Medication Medication This resource is primarily used for the identification and definition of a medication. It covers medication for the ingredients purposes of prescribing, dispensing, and the packaging for administering a medication. medication as well as for making statements about medication use.
MedicationAdministration MedicationAdministration Describes the event of a patient consuming or otherwise being administered a medication. This may be as simple as swallowing a tablet or it may be a long running infusion. Related resources tie this event to the authorizing prescription, and the specific encounter between patient and health care practitioner.
MedicationDispense MedicationDispense Indicates that a medication product is to be or has been dispensed for a named person/patient. This includes a description of the medication product (supply) provided and the instructions for administering the medication. The medication dispense is the result of a pharmacy system responding to a medication order.
MedicationKnowledge MedicationKnowledge Information about a medication that is used to support knowledge.
MedicationRequest MedicationRequest An order or request for both supply of the medication and the instructions for administration of the medication to a patient. The resource is called "MedicationRequest" rather than "MedicationPrescription" or "MedicationOrder" to generalize the use across inpatient and outpatient settings, including care plans, etc., and to harmonize with workflow patterns.
MedicationStatement MedicationUsage MedicationStatement MedicationUsage A record of a medication that is being consumed by a patient. A MedicationStatement MedicationUsage may indicate that the patient may be taking the medication now, now or has taken the medication in the past or will be taking the medication in the future. The source of this information can be the patient, significant other (such as a family member or spouse), or a clinician. A common scenario where this information is captured is during the history taking process during a patient visit or stay. The medication information may come from sources such as the patient's memory, from a prescription bottle, or from a list of medications the patient, clinician or other party maintains maintains. The primary difference between a medication statement medicationusage and a medication administration medicationadministration is that the medication administration has complete administration information and is based on actual administration information from the person who administered the medication. A medication statement medicationusage is often, if not always, less specific. There is no required date/time when the medication was administered, in fact we only know that a source has reported the patient is taking this medication, where details such as time, quantity, or rate or even medication product may be incomplete or missing or less precise. As stated earlier, the medication statement Medication Usage information may come from the patient's memory, from a prescription bottle or from a list of medications the patient, clinician or other party maintains. Medication administration is more formal and is not missing detailed information.
MedicinalProductDefinition MedicinalProductDefinition Detailed definition of a medicinal product, typically for uses other than direct patient care (e.g. regulatory use).
MessageDefinition MessageDefinition Defines the characteristics of a message that can be shared between systems, including the type of event that initiates the message, the content to be transmitted and what response(s), if any, are permitted.
MessageHeader MessageHeader The header for a message exchange that is either requesting or responding to an action. The reference(s) that are the subject of the action as well as other information related to the action are typically transmitted in a bundle in which the MessageHeader resource instance is the first resource in the bundle.
MolecularSequence MolecularSequence Raw data describing a biological sequence.
NamingSystem NamingSystem A curated namespace that issues unique symbols within that namespace for the identification of concepts, people, devices, etc. Represents a "System" used within the Identifier and Coding data types.
NutritionIntake NutritionIntake A record of food or fluid that is being consumed by a patient. A NutritionIntake may indicate that the patient may be consuming the food or fluid now or has consumed the food or fluid in the past. The source of this information can be the patient, significant other (such as a family member or spouse), or a clinician. A common scenario where this information is captured is during the history taking process during a patient visit or stay or through an app that tracks food or fluids consumed. The consumption information may come from sources such as the patient's memory, from a nutrition label, or from a clinician documenting observed intake.
NutritionOrder NutritionOrder A request to supply a diet, formula feeding (enteral) or oral nutritional supplement to a patient/resident.
Observation Observation Measurements and simple assertions made about a patient, device or other subject.
ObservationDefinition ObservationDefinition Set of definitional characteristics for a kind of observation or measurement produced or consumed by an orderable health care service.
OperationDefinition OperationDefinition A formal computable definition of an operation (on the RESTful interface) or a named query (using the search interaction).
OperationOutcome OperationOutcome A collection of error, warning warning, or information messages that result from a system action.
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.
OrganizationAffiliation OrganizationAffiliation Defines an affiliation/assotiation/relationship between 2 distinct oganizations, that is not a part-of relationship/sub-division relationship.
PackagedProductDefinition PackagedProductDefinition A medicinal product in a container or package.
Parameters Parameters This special resource type is a non-persisted resource used to represent an operation request pass information into and response (operations.html). back from an [operation](operations.html). It has no other use, and there is no RESTful endpoint associated with it.
Patient Patient Demographics and other administrative information about an individual or animal receiving care or other health-related services.
PaymentNotice PaymentNotice This resource provides the status of the payment for goods and services rendered, and the request and response resource references.
PaymentReconciliation PaymentReconciliation This resource provides payment the details and claim references supporting including amount of a bulk payment. payment and allocates the payment items being paid.
Person Person Demographics and administrative information about a person independent of a specific health-related context.
PlanDefinition PlanDefinition This resource allows for the definition of various types of plans as a sharable, consumable, and executable artifact. The resource is general enough to support the description of a broad range of clinical artifacts such as clinical decision support rules, order sets and protocols.
Practitioner Practitioner A person who is directly or indirectly involved in the provisioning of healthcare.
PractitionerRole PractitionerRole A specific set of Roles/Locations/specialties/services that a practitioner may perform at an organization for a period of time.
Procedure Procedure An action that is or was performed on or for a patient. This can be a physical intervention like an operation, or less invasive like counseling long term services, counseling, or hypnotherapy.
Provenance Provenance Provenance of a resource is a record that describes entities and processes involved in producing and delivering or otherwise influencing that resource. Provenance provides a critical foundation for assessing authenticity, enabling trust, and allowing reproducibility. Provenance assertions are a form of contextual metadata and can themselves become important records with their own provenance. Provenance statement indicates clinical significance in terms of confidence in authenticity, reliability, and trustworthiness, integrity, and stage in lifecycle (e.g. Document Completion - has the artifact been legally authenticated), all of which may impact security, privacy, and trust policies.
Questionnaire Questionnaire A structured set of questions intended to guide the collection of answers from end-users. Questionnaires provide detailed control over order, presentation, phraseology and grouping to allow coherent, consistent data collection.
QuestionnaireResponse QuestionnaireResponse A structured set of questions and their answers. The questions are ordered and grouped into coherent subsets, corresponding to the structure of the grouping of the questionnaire being responded to.
ReferralRequest RegulatedAuthorization ReferralRequest RegulatedAuthorization Used to record and send details about a request for referral service or transfer The regulatory authorization of a patient to the care of another provider or provider organization. medicinal product.
RelatedPerson RelatedPerson Information about a person that is involved in the care for a patient, but who is not the target of healthcare, nor has a formal responsibility in the care process.
RequestGroup RequestGroup A group of related requests that can be used to capture intended activities that have inter-dependencies such as "give this medication after that one".
ResearchDefinition ResearchDefinition The ResearchDefinition resource describes the conditional state (population and any exposures being compared within the population) and outcome (if specified) that the knowledge (evidence, assertion, recommendation) is about.
ResearchElementDefinition ResearchElementDefinition The ResearchElementDefinition resource describes a "PICO" element that knowledge (evidence, assertion, recommendation) is about.
ResearchStudy ResearchStudy A process where a researcher or organization plans and then executes a series of steps intended to increase the field of healthcare-related knowledge. This includes studies of safety, efficacy, comparative effectiveness and other information about medications, devices, therapies and other interventional and investigative techniques. A ResearchStudy involves the gathering of information about human or animal subjects.
ResearchSubject ResearchSubject A process where a researcher or organization plans and then executes a series of steps intended to increase the field of healthcare-related knowledge. This includes studies of safety, efficacy, comparative effectiveness and other information about medications, devices, therapies and other interventional and investigative techniques. A ResearchStudy involves physical entity which is the gathering primary unit of information about human or animal subjects. operational and/or administrative interest in a study.
Resource Resource This is the base resource type for everything.
RiskAssessment RiskAssessment An assessment of the likely outcome(s) for a patient or other subject as well as the likelihood of each outcome.
RiskEvidenceSynthesis RiskEvidenceSynthesis The RiskEvidenceSynthesis resource describes the likelihood of an outcome in a population plus exposure state where the risk estimate is derived from a combination of research studies.
Schedule Schedule A container for slots of time that may be available for booking appointments.
SearchParameter SearchParameter A search parameter that defines a named search item that can be used to search/filter on a resource.
ServiceDefinition ServiceRequest ServiceDefinition ServiceRequest The ServiceDefinition describes a unit A record of decision support functionality that is made available as a service, request for service such as immunization modules diagnostic investigations, treatments, or drug-drug interaction checking. operations to be performed.
Slot Slot A slot of time on a schedule that may be available for booking appointments.
Specimen Specimen A sample to be used for analysis.
SpecimenDefinition SpecimenDefinition A kind of specimen with associated set of requirements.
Statistic Statistic The Statistic resource codifies a statistical measure and corresponding certainty.
StructureDefinition StructureDefinition A definition of a FHIR structure. This resource is used to describe the underlying resources, data types defined in FHIR, and also for describing extensions and constraints on resources and data types.
StructureMap StructureMap A Map of relationships between 2 structures that can be used to transform data.
Subscription Subscription The subscription resource is used describes a particular client's request to define be notified about a push based subscription from Topic.
Substance Substance A homogeneous material with a server to another system. Once definite composition.
SubstanceDefinition SubstanceDefinition The detailed description of a subscription substance, typically at a level beyond what is registered with used for prescribing.
SubstanceNucleicAcid SubstanceNucleicAcid Nucleic acids are defined by three distinct elements: the server, base, sugar and linkage. Individual substance/moiety IDs will be created for each of these elements. The nucleotide sequence will be always entered in the server checks every resource that 5’-3’ direction.
SubstancePolymer SubstancePolymer Todo.
SubstanceProtein SubstanceProtein A SubstanceProtein is created defined as a single unit of a linear amino acid sequence, or updated, and if the resource matches the given criteria, it sends a message on the defined "channel" so combination of subunits that another system are either covalently linked or have a defined invariant stoichiometric relationship. This includes all synthetic, recombinant and purified SubstanceProteins of defined sequence, whether the use is able therapeutic or prophylactic. This set of elements will be used to take an appropriate action. describe albumins, coagulation factors, cytokines, growth factors, peptide/SubstanceProtein hormones, enzymes, toxins, toxoids, recombinant vaccines, and immunomodulators.
SubstanceReferenceInformation SubstanceReferenceInformation Todo.
Substance SubstanceSourceMaterial Substance SubstanceSourceMaterial A homogeneous Source material with shall capture information on the taxonomic and anatomical origins as well as the fraction of a definite composition. material that can result in or can be modified to form a substance. This set of data elements shall be used to define polymer substances isolated from biological matrices. Taxonomic and anatomical origins shall be described using a controlled vocabulary as required. This information is captured for naturally derived polymers ( . starch) and structurally diverse substances. For Organisms belonging to the Kingdom Plantae the Substance level defines the fresh material of a single species or infraspecies, the Herbal Drug and the Herbal preparation. For Herbal preparations, the fraction information will be captured at the Substance information level and additional information for herbal extracts will be captured at the Specified Substance Group 1 information level. See for further explanation the Substance Class: Structurally Diverse and the herbal annex.
SupplyDelivery SupplyDelivery Record of delivery of what is supplied.
SupplyRequest SupplyRequest A record of a request for a medication, substance or device used in the healthcare setting.
Task Task A task to be performed.
TerminologyCapabilities TerminologyCapabilities A TerminologyCapabilities resource documents a set of capabilities (behaviors) of a FHIR Terminology Server that may be used as a statement of actual server functionality or a statement of required or desired server implementation.
TestReport TestReport A summary of information based on the results of executing a TestScript.
TestScript TestScript A structured set of tests against a FHIR server or client implementation to determine compliance against the FHIR specification.
Topic Topic Describes a stream of resource state changes identified by trigger criteria and annotated with labels useful to filter projections from this topic.
ValueSet ValueSet A value set ValueSet resource instance specifies a set of codes drawn from one or more code systems. systems, intended for use in a particular context. Value sets link between [[[CodeSystem]]] definitions and their use in [coded elements](terminologies.html).
VerificationResult VerificationResult Describes validation requirements, source(s), status and dates for one or more elements.
VisionPrescription VisionPrescription An authorization for the supply provision of glasses and/or contact lenses to a patient.

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AdverseEvent AdverseEvent EventoAdverso EventoAvverso 不良事件
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ClinicalUseIssue ClinicalUseIssue
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Communication Communication Comunicación Communication Comunicazione 通讯
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ConditionDefinition ConditionDefinition
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Contract Contract Contato Contrat Contratto 合同
Coverage Coverage Cobertura Couverture Copertura 保险责任
CoverageEligibilityRequest CoverageEligibilityRequest CouvertureDemandeEligibilité RichiestaEleggibilitaCopertura 资格请求
CoverageEligibilityResponse CoverageEligibilityResponse RéponseEligibilitéCouverture RispostaEleggibilitaCopertura 资格响应
DetectedIssue DetectedIssue Problema-Detectado /ProblemaDetectado Problème Détecté ProblemaRilevato 已发现问题
Device Device Dispositivo Dispositif Dispositivo 装置
DeviceDefinition DeviceDefinition DefiniciónDeDispositivo DéfinitionDeDispositif 装置组件
DeviceMetric DeviceMetric MetricaDeDispositivo MétriqueDispositif 装置指标
DeviceRequest DeviceRequest SolicitudDeDispositivo DemandeUtilisationDispositif RichiestaDispositivo 装置请求
DeviceUseStatement DeviceUseStatement 装置使用声明
DiagnosticReport DiagnosticReport InformeDiagnostico RapportDiagnostique RefertoDiagnostico 诊断报告
DocumentManifest DocumentManifest ManifestoDocumento Manifeste 文档清单
DocumentReference DocumentReference ReferenciaDocumento RéférenceDocument RiferimentoDocumento 文档引用
DomainResource DomainResource RecursoDeDominio 领域资源
EffectEvidenceSynthesis EffectEvidenceSynthesis
Encounter Encounter Encuentro Venue 就医过程
Endpoint Endpoint Endpoint 端点
EnrollmentRequest EnrollmentRequest SolicitudDeEnrolamiento DemandeInscription RichiestaIscrizione 保险注册请求
EnrollmentResponse EnrollmentResponse RespuestaDeEnrolamiento RéponseInscription RispostaIscrizione 保险注册响应
EpisodeOfCare EpisodeOfCare EpisodioDeCuidado ÉpisodeDeSoins EpisodioDiCura 照护服务节段
EventDefinition EventDefinition DefinitionDeEvento DefinizioneEvento 事件定义
Evidence Evidence
EvidenceVariable EvidenceVariable
ExampleScenario ExampleScenario EjemploDeEscenario ScenarioDiEsempio 示例场景
ExplanationOfBenefit ExplanationOfBenefit ExplicationDuBénéfice 赔付说明
FamilyMemberHistory FamilyMemberHistory HistorialMiembroFamiliar HistoireMembreFamille 家族史
Flag Flag Bandera Drapeau 标记
Goal Goal Objetivo But 目标
GraphDefinition GraphDefinition DefinitionGrafico 图形定义
Group Group Grupo Groupe Gruppo 群组
GuidanceResponse GuidanceResponse RespuestaDeOrientacion 指导意见响应
HealthcareService HealthcareService ServicioDeCuidado ServiceDeSanté ServizioSanitario 医疗保健服务项目
ImagingStudy ImagingStudy EstudioImagen / EstudioImagen EtudeImagerie 成像检查
Immunization Immunization Inmunización Immunisation Immunizzazione 免疫接种
ImmunizationEvaluation ImmunizationEvaluation
ImmunizationRecommendation ImmunizationRecommendation RecomendaciónInmunización / RecommendationImmunisation 免疫接种建议
ImplementationGuide ImplementationGuide GuiaDeImplementacion 实施指南
Ingredient Ingredient
InsurancePlan InsurancePlan
Invoice Invoice
Library Library Librería
Linkage Linkage Enlace / Conexión / Vinculo / Acoplamiento 链接关系
List List Lista Liste Lista 列表
Location Location Locacion Localisation 位置
ManufacturedItemDefinition ManufacturedItemDefinition
Measure Measure Medida Misura 指标
MeasureReport MeasureReport ReporteMedida 指标报告
Medication Medication Medicación /Medicamento Médication 药物
MedicationAdministration MedicationAdministration AdministraciónMedicación / AdministracionMedicamento AdministrationMédicaments 药物施用
MedicationDispense MedicationDispense DispensaciónMedicación /DispensacionMedicamento DispensationMédicaments 药物配发
MedicationKnowledge MedicationKnowledge
MedicationRequest MedicationRequest PrescripciónMedicaciónTODO /PrescripcionMedicamento PrescriptionMédicamenteuseTODO 药物请求
MedicationUsage MedicationUsage
MedicinalProductDefinition MedicinalProductDefinition
MessageDefinition MessageDefinition DefinicionMensaje DefinizioneMessaggio 消息定义
MessageHeader MessageHeader CabeceraMensaje EntêteMessage 消息标头
MolecularSequence MolecularSequence SecuenciaMolecular 分子序列
NamingSystem NamingSystem SistemaDeNombres SystèmeDeNommage 命名系统
NutritionIntake NutritionIntake
NutritionOrder NutritionOrder OrdenNutrición OrdreNutrition 营养医嘱
Observation Observation Observación Observation Osservazione 观察
ObservationDefinition ObservationDefinition DefinicionDeEspecimen DefinizioneOsservazione 观察定义
OperationDefinition OperationDefinition DefinicionDeOperacion DéfinitionOpération DefinizioneOperazione 操作定义
OperationOutcome OperationOutcome ResultadoOperación RésultatOpération RisultatoOperazione 操作结局
Organization Organization Organización Organisation Organizzazione 组织机构
OrganizationAffiliation OrganizationAffiliation
PackagedProductDefinition PackagedProductDefinition
Parameters Parameters Parametros 参数
Patient Patient Paciente Patient Paziente 患者
PaymentNotice PaymentNotice AvisoDePago AvisPaiement AvvisoDiPagamento 付款通知
PaymentReconciliation PaymentReconciliation ConciliacionDePago RéconciliationPaiement RiconciliazionePagamento 付款对账
Person Person Persona Personne Persona 人员
PlanDefinition PlanDefinition DefinicionDePlan 计划定义
Practitioner Practitioner Practicante / Profesional Praticien 执业人员
PractitionerRole PractitionerRole RolProfesional 执业人员角色
Procedure Procedure Procedimiento Procédure Procedura 操作项目
Provenance Provenance Procedencia Provenance Provenienza 出处
Questionnaire Questionnaire Cuestionario Questionnaire Questionario 调查问卷
QuestionnaireResponse QuestionnaireResponse RespuestaAlCuestionario RéponseQuestionnaire RispostaQuestionario 调查问卷答复
RegulatedAuthorization RegulatedAuthorization
RelatedPerson RelatedPerson PersonaRelacionada PersonneEnRelation PersonaCorrelata 相关人员
RequestGroup RequestGroup GrupoDeSolicitudes GruppoDiRichieste 请求分组
ResearchDefinition ResearchDefinition
ResearchElementDefinition ResearchElementDefinition
ResearchStudy ResearchStudy EstudioDeInvestigacion 调查研究
ResearchSubject ResearchSubject SujetoDeInvestigacion 研究主题
Resource Resource Recurso 资源
RiskAssessment RiskAssessment EvaluacionDeRiesgo ÉvaluationRisques 风险评估
RiskEvidenceSynthesis RiskEvidenceSynthesis
Schedule Schedule Agenda 日程安排
SearchParameter SearchParameter ParametroDeBusqueda ParamètreRecherche ParametroDiRicerca 搜索参数
ServiceRequest ServiceRequest PeticiónServicio DemandeService RichiestaDiServizio 服务项目请求
Slot Slot Hueco / Zocalo / Espacio Slot 槽位
Specimen Specimen Especimen Spécimen Campione 标本
SpecimenDefinition SpecimenDefinition DefinicionDeEspecimen DefinizioneCampione 标本定义
Statistic Statistic
StructureDefinition StructureDefinition DefinicionDeEstructura DéfinitionStructure DefinizioneStruttura 结构定义
StructureMap StructureMap MapaDeEstructura 结构映射
Subscription Subscription Suscripción Souscription Sottoscrizione 订阅
Substance Substance Sustancia Substance Sostanza 物质
SubstanceDefinition SubstanceDefinition
SubstanceNucleicAcid SubstanceNucleicAcid
SubstancePolymer SubstancePolymer
SubstanceProtein SubstanceProtein
SubstanceReferenceInformation SubstanceReferenceInformation
SubstanceSourceMaterial SubstanceSourceMaterial
SupplyDelivery SupplyDelivery Entrega de Suministro Supply Livraison 供应交付
SupplyRequest SupplyRequest Solicitud de Suministro Demande d'approvisionnement 供应请求
Task Task Tarea 任务
TerminologyCapabilities TerminologyCapabilities CapacidadTerminologica 术语服务能力
TestReport TestReport ReporteDePrueba RapportTest 测试报告
TestScript TestScript ScriptDePrueba ScriptTest 测试脚本
Topic Topic Tema Sujet 话题
ValueSet ValueSet ConjuntoValores / ConjuntoDeValores EnsembleValeurs 取值集合
VerificationResult VerificationResult
VisionPrescription VisionPrescription PrescripcionDeVision PrescriptionVision 视力处方


See the full registry of value sets defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level Lvl A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes For value sets, levels are under other codes, and imply that the mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code they are under also applies 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