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: Encounter Type Code System - XML Representation

Active as of 2022-10-08

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<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="encounter-type"/>
  <text>
    <status value="generated"/>
    <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>
  </text>
  <url value="http://fhir.openmrs.org/fhir/CodeSystem/encounter-type"/>
  <version value="0.1.0"/>
  <name value="EncounterType"/>
  <title value="Encounter Type Code System"/>
  <status value="active"/>
  <date value="2022-10-08T02:14:23+00:00"/>
  <contact>
    <name value="OpenMRS, Inc."/>
    <telecom>
      <system value="url"/>
      <value value="https://openmrs.org"/>
    </telecom>
  </contact>
  <description value="Encounter Type Coding System"/>
  <content value="complete"/>
  <count value="8"/>
  <concept>
    <code value="discharge"/>
    <display value="Discharge"/>
    <definition
                value="Indicates that a patient's inpatient care at the hospital is ending, and they are expected to leave soon."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="admission"/>
    <display value="Admission"/>
    <definition
                value="Indicates that the patient has been admitted for inpatient care, and is not expected to leave the hospital unless discharged."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="visitNote"/>
    <display value="Visit Note"/>
    <definition
                value="Encounter where a full or abbreviated examination is done, usually leading to a presumptive or confirmed diagnosis, recorded by the examining clinician."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="checkOut"/>
    <display value="Check Out"/>
    <definition
                value="The patient is explicitly leaving the hospital/clinic. (Usually no formal encounter is captured for this.)"/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="checkIn"/>
    <display value="Check In"/>
    <definition
                value="Indicates the patient has done the required paperwork and check-in to begin a visit to the clinic/hospital."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="transfer"/>
    <display value="Transfer"/>
    <definition
                value="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.)"/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="vitals"/>
    <display value="Vitals"/>
    <definition value="For capturing vital signs"/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="attachmentUpload"/>
    <display value="Attachment Upload"/>
    <definition value="Encounters used to record uploads of attachments."/>
  </concept>
</CodeSystem>