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Encounter

An interaction between a patient and healthcare provider(s) for the purpose of providing healthcare service(s) or assessing the health status of a patient.

Properties

NameCardTypeDescription
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..*IdentifierIdentifier(s) by which this encounter is known
status1..1codeplanned | arrived | triaged | in-progress | onleave | finished | cancelled +
statusHistory0..*BackboneElementList of past encounter statuses
class1..1CodingClassification of patient encounter
classHistory0..*BackboneElementList of past encounter classes
type0..*CodeableConceptSpecific type of encounter
serviceType0..1CodeableConceptSpecific type of service
priority0..1CodeableConceptIndicates the urgency of the encounter
subject0..1ReferenceThe patient or group present at the encounter
episodeOfCare0..*ReferenceEpisode(s) of care that this encounter should be recorded against
basedOn0..*ReferenceThe ServiceRequest that initiated this encounter
participant0..*BackboneElementList of participants involved in the encounter
appointment0..*ReferenceThe appointment that scheduled this encounter
period0..1PeriodThe start and end time of the encounter
length0..1DurationQuantity of time the encounter lasted (less time absent)
reasonCode0..*CodeableConceptCoded reason the encounter takes place
reasonReference0..*ReferenceReason the encounter takes place (reference)
diagnosis0..*BackboneElementThe list of diagnosis relevant to this encounter
account0..*ReferenceThe set of accounts that may be used for billing for this Encounter
hospitalization0..1BackboneElementDetails about the admission to a healthcare service
location0..*BackboneElementList of locations where the patient has been
serviceProvider0..1ReferenceThe organization (facility) responsible for this encounter
partOf0..1ReferenceAnother Encounter this encounter is part of

Search Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionExpression
datedateA date within the period the Encounter lastedEncounter.period
identifiertokenIdentifier(s) by which this encounter is knownEncounter.identifier
patientreferenceThe patient or group present at the encounterEncounter.subject
typetokenSpecific type of encounterEncounter.type
accountreferenceThe set of accounts that may be used for billing for this EncounterEncounter.account
appointmentreferenceThe appointment that scheduled this encounterEncounter.appointment
based-onreferenceThe ServiceRequest that initiated this encounterEncounter.basedOn
classtokenClassification of patient encounterEncounter.class
diagnosisreferenceThe diagnosis or procedure relevant to the encounterEncounter.diagnosis.condition
episode-of-carereferenceEpisode(s) of care that this encounter should be recorded againstEncounter.episodeOfCare
lengthquantityLength of encounter in daysEncounter.length
locationreferenceLocation the encounter takes placeEncounter.location.location
location-perioddateTime period during which the patient was present at the locationEncounter.location.period
part-ofreferenceAnother Encounter this encounter is part ofEncounter.partOf
participantreferencePersons involved in the encounter other than the patientEncounter.participant.individual
participant-typetokenRole of participant in encounterEncounter.participant.type
practitionerreferencePersons involved in the encounter other than the patientEncounter.participant.individual
reason-codetokenCoded reason the encounter takes placeEncounter.reasonCode
reason-referencereferenceReason the encounter takes place (reference)Encounter.reasonReference
service-providerreferenceThe organization (facility) responsible for this encounterEncounter.serviceProvider
special-arrangementtokenWheelchair, translator, stretcher, etc.Encounter.hospitalization.specialArrangement
statustokenplanned | arrived | triaged | in-progress | onleave | finished | cancelled +Encounter.status
subjectreferenceThe patient or group present at the encounterEncounter.subject