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: Encounter Type Code System - JSON Representation

Active as of 2022-10-08

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{
  "resourceType" : "CodeSystem",
  "id" : "encounter-type",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p>This code system <code>http://fhir.openmrs.org/fhir/CodeSystem/encounter-type</code> defines the following codes:</p><table class=\"codes\"><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\"><b>Code</b></td><td><b>Display</b></td><td><b>Definition</b></td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">discharge<a name=\"encounter-type-discharge\"> </a></td><td>Discharge</td><td>Indicates that a patient's inpatient care at the hospital is ending, and they are expected to leave soon.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">admission<a name=\"encounter-type-admission\"> </a></td><td>Admission</td><td>Indicates that the patient has been admitted for inpatient care, and is not expected to leave the hospital unless discharged.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">visitNote<a name=\"encounter-type-visitNote\"> </a></td><td>Visit Note</td><td>Encounter where a full or abbreviated examination is done, usually leading to a presumptive or confirmed diagnosis, recorded by the examining clinician.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">checkOut<a name=\"encounter-type-checkOut\"> </a></td><td>Check Out</td><td>The patient is explicitly leaving the hospital/clinic. (Usually no formal encounter is captured for this.)</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">checkIn<a name=\"encounter-type-checkIn\"> </a></td><td>Check In</td><td>Indicates the patient has done the required paperwork and check-in to begin a visit to the clinic/hospital.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">transfer<a name=\"encounter-type-transfer\"> </a></td><td>Transfer</td><td>Indicates that a patient is being transferred into a different department within the hospital. (Transfers out of the hospital should not use this encounter type.)</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">vitals<a name=\"encounter-type-vitals\"> </a></td><td>Vitals</td><td>For capturing vital signs</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">attachmentUpload<a name=\"encounter-type-attachmentUpload\"> </a></td><td>Attachment Upload</td><td>Encounters used to record uploads of attachments.</td></tr></table></div>"
  },
  "url" : "http://fhir.openmrs.org/fhir/CodeSystem/encounter-type",
  "version" : "0.1.0",
  "name" : "EncounterType",
  "title" : "Encounter Type Code System",
  "status" : "active",
  "date" : "2022-10-08T02:14:23+00:00",
  "contact" : [
    {
      "name" : "OpenMRS, Inc.",
      "telecom" : [
        {
          "system" : "url",
          "value" : "https://openmrs.org"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "description" : "Encounter Type Coding System",
  "content" : "complete",
  "count" : 8,
  "concept" : [
    {
      "code" : "discharge",
      "display" : "Discharge",
      "definition" : "Indicates that a patient's inpatient care at the hospital is ending, and they are expected to leave soon."
    },
    {
      "code" : "admission",
      "display" : "Admission",
      "definition" : "Indicates that the patient has been admitted for inpatient care, and is not expected to leave the hospital unless discharged."
    },
    {
      "code" : "visitNote",
      "display" : "Visit Note",
      "definition" : "Encounter where a full or abbreviated examination is done, usually leading to a presumptive or confirmed diagnosis, recorded by the examining clinician."
    },
    {
      "code" : "checkOut",
      "display" : "Check Out",
      "definition" : "The patient is explicitly leaving the hospital/clinic. (Usually no formal encounter is captured for this.)"
    },
    {
      "code" : "checkIn",
      "display" : "Check In",
      "definition" : "Indicates the patient has done the required paperwork and check-in to begin a visit to the clinic/hospital."
    },
    {
      "code" : "transfer",
      "display" : "Transfer",
      "definition" : "Indicates that a patient is being transferred into a different department within the hospital. (Transfers out of the hospital should not use this encounter type.)"
    },
    {
      "code" : "vitals",
      "display" : "Vitals",
      "definition" : "For capturing vital signs"
    },
    {
      "code" : "attachmentUpload",
      "display" : "Attachment Upload",
      "definition" : "Encounters used to record uploads of attachments."
    }
  ]
}