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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.


id0..1stringLogical id of this artifact
meta0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
implicitRules0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
language0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
text0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
contained0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
extension0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
modifierExtension0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
identifier0..*IdentifierInstance identifier
definition0..1ReferenceThe reference to the definition for the device
udiCarrier0..*BackboneElementUnique Device Identifier (UDI) Barcode string
status0..1codeactive | inactive | entered-in-error | unknown
statusReason0..*CodeableConceptonline | paused | standby | offline | not-ready | transduc-discon | hw-discon | off
distinctIdentifier0..1stringThe distinct identification string
manufacturer0..1stringName of device manufacturer
manufactureDate0..1dateTimeDate when the device was made
expirationDate0..1dateTimeDate and time of expiry of this device (if applicable)
lotNumber0..1stringLot number of manufacture
serialNumber0..1stringSerial number assigned by the manufacturer
deviceName0..*BackboneElementThe name of the device as given by the manufacturer
modelNumber0..1stringThe model number for the device
partNumber0..1stringThe part number of the device
type0..1CodeableConceptThe kind or type of device
specialization0..*BackboneElementThe capabilities supported on a device, the standards to which the device

conforms for a particular purpose, and used for the communication | version | 0.. | BackboneElement | The actual design of the device or software version running on the device | property | 0.. | BackboneElement | The actual configuration settings of a device as it actually operates, e.g., regulation status, time properties | patient | 0..1 | Reference | Patient to whom Device is affixed | owner | 0..1 | Reference | Organization responsible for device | contact | 0.. | ContactPoint | Details for human/organization for support | location | 0..1 | Reference | Where the device is found | url | 0..1 | uri | Network address to contact device | note | 0.. | Annotation | Device notes and comments | safety | 0..* | CodeableConcept | Safety Characteristics of Device | parent | 0..1 | Reference | The parent device

Search Parameters

device-namestringA server defined search that may match any of the string fields in Device.deviceName or
identifiertokenInstance id from manufacturer, owner, and othersDevice.identifier
locationreferenceA location, where the resource is foundDevice.location
manufacturerstringThe manufacturer of the deviceDevice.manufacturer
modelstringThe model of the deviceDevice.modelNumber
organizationreferenceThe organization responsible for the deviceDevice.owner
patientreferencePatient information, if the resource is affixed to a personDevice.patient
statustokenactive | inactive | entered-in-error | unknownDevice.status
typetokenThe type of the deviceDevice.type
udi-carrierstringUDI Barcode (RFID or other technology) string in HRF format.Device.udiCarrier.carrierHRF
udi-distringThe udi Device Identifier (DI)Device.udiCarrier.deviceIdentifier
urluriNetwork address to contact deviceDevice.url