US Core Implementation Guide
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This page is part of the US Core (v6.0.0: STU6) based on FHIR R4. This is the current published version. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: US Core DocumentReference Category

Official URL: Version: 6.0.0
Active as of 2022-09-29 Computable Name: USCoreDocumentReferenceCategory

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The US Core DocumentReferences Category Value Set is a ‘starter set’ of categories supported for fetching and storing clinical notes.


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 1 concepts

Expansion based on US Core DocumentReferences Category Codes v6.0.0 (CodeSystem)

  clinical-note Note

Part of health record where healthcare professionals record details to document a patient's clinical status or achievements during the course of a hospitalization or over the course of outpatient care (Wikipedia)

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code