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ValueSet: ChCoreEncounterParticipationType

Official URL: Version: 4.0.1
Active as of 2020-04-06 Computable Name: ChCoreEncounterParticipationType

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This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate how an individual participates in an encounter. In Switzerland the primary care physician is added to the extensible base ValueSet.


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 13 concepts


The practitioner who is responsible for admitting a patient to a patient encounter.


The practitioner that has responsibility for overseeing a patient's care during a patient encounter.

  CALLBCK contact

A person or organization who should be contacted for follow-up questions about the act in place of the author.


An advisor participating in the service by performing evaluations and making recommendations.


The practitioner who is responsible for the discharge of a patient from a patient encounter.


Only with Transportation services. A person who escorts the patient.


A person having referred the subject of the service to the performer (referring physician). Typically, a referring physician will receive a report.

  SPRF performer

A person assisting in an act through his substantial presence and involvement This includes: assistants, technicians, associates, or whatever the job titles may be.

  PPRF performer

The principal or primary performer of the act.


Indicates that the target of the participation is involved in some manner in the act, but does not qualify how.


A translator who is facilitating communication with the patient during the encounter.


A person to be contacted in case of an emergency during the encounter.

  PCP care physician

The healthcare provider that holds primary responsibility for the overall care of a patient.

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