OpenMRS Core FHIR Implementation Guide
0.1.0 - ci-build

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CodeSystem: Encounter Type Code System (Experimental)

Official URL: Version: 0.1.0
Active as of 2023-06-23 Computable Name: EncounterType

Encounter Type Coding System

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

  • This CodeSystem is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

This code system defines the following codes:

discharge DischargeIndicates that a patient's inpatient care at the hospital is ending, and they are expected to leave soon.
admission AdmissionIndicates that the patient has been admitted for inpatient care, and is not expected to leave the hospital unless discharged.
visitNote Visit NoteEncounter where a full or abbreviated examination is done, usually leading to a presumptive or confirmed diagnosis, recorded by the examining clinician.
checkOut Check OutThe patient is explicitly leaving the hospital/clinic. (Usually no formal encounter is captured for this.)
checkIn Check InIndicates the patient has done the required paperwork and check-in to begin a visit to the clinic/hospital.
transfer TransferIndicates that a patient is being transferred into a different department within the hospital. (Transfers out of the hospital should not use this encounter type.)
vitals VitalsFor capturing vital signs
attachmentUpload Attachment UploadEncounters used to record uploads of attachments.