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Demographics and other administrative information about an individual or animal receiving care or other health-related services.


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..*IdentifierAn identifier for this patient
active0..1booleanWhether this patient's record is in active use
name0..*HumanNameA name associated with the patient
telecom0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the individual
gender0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
birthDate0..1dateThe date of birth for the individual
deceased[x]0..1booleanIndicates if the individual is deceased or not
address0..*AddressAn address for the individual
maritalStatus0..1CodeableConceptMarital (civil) status of a patient
multipleBirth[x]0..1booleanWhether patient is part of a multiple birth
photo0..*AttachmentImage of the patient
contact0..*BackboneElementA contact party (e.g. guardian, partner, friend) for the patient
communication0..*BackboneElementA language which may be used to communicate with the patient about his or her health
generalPractitioner0..*ReferencePatient's nominated primary care provider
managingOrganization0..1ReferenceOrganization that is the custodian of the patient record
link0..*BackboneElementLink to another patient resource that concerns the same actual person

Search Parameters

activetokenWhether the patient record is
addressstringA server defined search that may match any of the string fields in the Address, including line, city, district, state, country, postalCode, and/or textPatient.address
address-citystringA city specified in an
address-countrystringA country specified in an
address-postalcodestringA postalCode specified in an addressPatient.address.postalCode
address-statestringA state specified in an addressPatient.address.state
address-usetokenA use code specified in an addressPatient.address.use
birthdatedateThe patient's date of birthPatient.birthDate
death-datedateThe date of death has been provided and satisfies this search valuePatient.deceased
deceasedtokenThis patient has been marked as deceased, or as a death date enteredPatient.deceased.exists() and Patient.deceased != false
emailtokenA value in an email contactPatient.telecom
familystringA portion of the family name of the
gendertokenGender of the patientPatient.gender
general-practitionerreferencePatient's nominated general practitioner, not the organization that manages the recordPatient.generalPractitioner
givenstringA portion of the given name of the
identifiertokenA patient identifierPatient.identifier
languagetokenLanguage code (irrespective of use value)Patient.communication.language
linkreferenceAll patients linked to the given
namestringA server defined search that may match any of the string fields in the HumanName, including family, give, prefix, suffix, suffix, and/or
organizationreferenceThe organization that is the custodian of the patient recordPatient.managingOrganization
phonetokenA value in a phone contactPatient.telecom
phoneticstringA portion of either family or given name using some kind of phonetic matching
telecomtokenThe value in any kind of telecom details of the patientPatient.telecom