Sequoia Project Healthcare Directory Implementation Guide
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ValueSet: NHIN User Role

Official URL: Version: 0.0.3
Draft as of 2022-08-18 Computable Name: NHINUserRole
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.

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The value set is defined by the NHIN Specifications Factory to the restricted set of SNOMED CT codes listed in Table 2-155 Author Role Value Set Definition

This is the code specifying the role of the document author when the document was created.


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 40 concepts

Expansion based on:

  106292003 nurse
  106311007 of religion AND/OR related member of religious order
  106328005 worker
  106330007, translator AND/OR interpreter
  112247003 doctor
  159026005 therapist
  159483005 occupation
  224546007 control nurse
  224570006 nurse specialist
  224571005 practitioner
  224608005 healthcare staff
  224609002 Healthcare worker
  22515006 Assistant
  26042002 Hygienist
  265950004 Professional
  271554005 occupation
  307785004 specialist (health insurance/payor)
  307969004 health officer
  307988006 Technician
  309398001 allied to medicine (non-licensed care giver)
  405278004 registered nurse anesthetist
  429577009 advocate
  61207006 pathologist
  80546007 therapist
  All roles

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