Sequoia Project Healthcare Directory Implementation Guide
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ValueSet: Purpose Of Use

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Draft as of 2022-08-18 Computable Name: PurposeOfUse

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Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 27 concepts

Expansion based on NHIN PurposeOfUse v2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

  OPERATIONSOperationsHealthcare Operations
  SYSADMINSysadminSystem Administration
  FRAUDFraudFraud detection
  PSYCHOTHERAPYPsychotherapyUse or disclosure of Psychotherapy Notes
  TRAININGTrainingUse or disclosure by the covered entity for its own training programs
  LEGALLegalUse or disclosure by the covered entity to defend itself in a legal action
  DIRECTORYDirectoryUse and disclosure for facility directories
  FAMILYFamilyDisclose to a family member, other relative, or a close personal friend of the individual
  PRESENTPresentUses and disclosures with the individual present.
  EMERGENCYEmergencyPermission cannot practicably be provided because of the individual's incapacity or an emergency.
  DISASTERDisasterUse and disclosures for disaster relief purposes.
  PUBLICHEALTHPublic HealthUses and disclosures for public health activities.
  ABUSEAbuseDisclosures about victims of abuse, neglect or domestic violence.
  OVERSIGHTOversightUses and disclosures for health oversight activities.
  JUDICIALJudicialDisclosures for judicial and administrative proceedings.
  LAWLaw EnforcementDisclosures for law enforcement purposes.
  DECEASEDDeceasedUses and disclosures about decedents.
  DONATIONDonationUses and disclosures for cadaveric organ, eye or tissue donation purposes
  RESEARCHResearchUses and disclosures for research purposes.
  THREATThreatUses and disclosures to avert a serious threat to health or safety.
  GOVERNMENTGovernmentUses and disclosures for specialized government functions.
  WORKERSCOMPWorker's CompDisclosures for workers' compensation.
  COVERAGECoverageDisclosures for insurance or disability coverage determination
  REQUESTRequestRequest of the Individual

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