OpenMRS Core FHIR Implementation Guide
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Resource Profile: OMRSPerson - Mappings

Active as of 2023-06-23

Mappings for the omrs-person resource profile.

Mappings for RIM Mapping (

PersonEntity. Role, or Act, Person(classCode="PSN" and determinerCode="INST" and quantity="1")
   genderplayer[classCode=PSN|ANM and determinerCode=INSTANCE]/administrativeGender
   photoplayer[classCode=PSN|ANM and determinerCode=INSTANCE]/desc

Mappings for FiveWs Pattern Mapping (


Mappings for HL7 v2 Mapping (

   namePID-5, PID-9
   telecomPID-13, PID-14
   photoOBX-5 - needs a profile

Mappings for FHIR HL7 vs OMRS (Person)

Person is a FHIR resource that is used to represent demographics and administrative information about a person independent of a specific health-related context. FHIR Persons are mapped to OpenMRS Person objects.

PersonOMRS Person

This profile maps to Person in OMRS FHIR2


The attribute used is determined by the fhir2.personContactPointAttributeTypeUuid global property


Estimated birthdates report month and year for people 5 and under or only year for people older than 5

   linkPerson is a Patient? link to Patient : nothing