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Appointment | Urgent & Emergency Care Appointments

A booking of a healthcare event among patient(s), practitioner(s), related person(s) and/or device(s) for a specific date/time.

0. References to FHIR Profiles

1. Key FHIR Elements

The following FHIR elements have been identified as key to the implementation:

Element Cardinality Description Example value(s)
Appointment.status1..1proposed | pending | booked | arrived | fulfilled | cancelled | noshow | entered-in-errorhttps://www.hl7.org/fhir/valueset-appointmentstatus.html
Appointment.description0..1Free text field for Reason this appointment is scheduledTo get the person treated by a surgeon
Appointment.slot1..1The slots that this appointment is fillingReference (Slot) https://www.hl7.org/fhir/slot.html
Appointment.participant.actor (Reference | Patient)1..*Participants involved in appointment, Person, Location/HealthcareService or DeviceReference (Patient) https://www.hl7.org/fhir/patient.html
Appointment.supportingInformation0..1Additional information to support the appointmentReference (Resource)

The Appointment resource may contain a reference to the DocumentReference Resource. This is shown with the Book an Appointment section.


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