FHIR Implementation Guide for ABDM CI Build v2.0.1
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This Implementation guide is published and maintained by NRCeS for NHA.
This version is based on the ABDM Health Data Interchange Specifications 1.0 and updated periodically.

StructureDefinition-Patient

This profile sets minimum expectations for the Patient resource to record, search, and fetch basic demographics and other administrative information about an individual patient. It identifies which core elements, extensions, vocabularies and value sets SHALL be present in the resource when using this profile.

Examples

Formal Views of Profile Content

Description of Profiles, Differentials, and Snapshots.

The official URL for this profile is: https://nrces.in/ndhm/fhir/r4/StructureDefinition/Patient

This profile builds on Patient


Summary

Mandatory: 3 elements (4 nested mandatory elements)
Must-Support: 13 elements
Fixed Value: 1 element

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Patient 0..*PatientInformation about an individual or animal receiving health care services
... identifier S1..*IdentifierAn identifier for this patient
.... type S1..1CodeableConceptDescription of identifier
..... coding S0..*CodingCode defined by a terminology system
...... system 0..1uriIdentity of the terminology system
Fixed Value: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0203
...... code 1..1codeSymbol in syntax defined by the system
...... display 1..1stringRepresentation defined by the system
..... text S0..1stringPlain text representation of the concept
.... system S0..1uriThe namespace for the identifier value
.... value S1..1stringThe value that is unique
.... assigner
..... display S0..1stringText alternative for the resource
... name S0..*HumanNameA name associated with the patient
.... text 1..1stringText representation of the full name
... telecom S0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the individual
.... system S0..1codephone | fax | email | pager | url | sms | other
.... value 1..1stringThe actual contact point details
... gender S0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
... birthDate S0..1dateThe date of birth for the individual
... address S0..*AddressAn address for the individual

doco Documentation for this format
NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Patient 0..*PatientInformation about an individual or animal receiving health care services
... id Σ0..1stringLogical id of this artifact
... meta Σ0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
... implicitRules ?!Σ0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
... language 0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.

... text 0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
... contained 0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
... modifierExtension ?!0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
... identifier SΣ1..*IdentifierAn identifier for this patient
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... use ?!Σ0..1codeusual | official | temp | secondary | old (If known)
Binding: IdentifierUse (required): Identifies the purpose for this identifier, if known .

.... type SΣ1..1CodeableConceptDescription of identifier
Binding: Identifier Type Codes (extensible): A coded type for an identifier that can be used to determine which identifier to use for a specific purpose.

..... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
..... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
..... coding SΣ0..*CodingCode defined by a terminology system
...... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
...... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
...... system Σ0..1uriIdentity of the terminology system
Fixed Value: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0203
...... version Σ0..1stringVersion of the system - if relevant
...... code Σ1..1codeSymbol in syntax defined by the system
...... display Σ1..1stringRepresentation defined by the system
...... userSelected Σ0..1booleanIf this coding was chosen directly by the user
..... text SΣ0..1stringPlain text representation of the concept
.... system SΣ0..1uriThe namespace for the identifier value
Example General: http://www.acme.com/identifiers/patient
.... value SΣ1..1stringThe value that is unique
Example General: 123456
.... period Σ0..1PeriodTime period when id is/was valid for use
.... assigner Σ0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that issued id (may be just text)
..... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
..... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
..... reference ΣI0..1stringLiteral reference, Relative, internal or absolute URL
..... type Σ0..1uriType the reference refers to (e.g. "Patient")
Binding: ResourceType (extensible): Aa resource (or, for logical models, the URI of the logical model).

..... identifier Σ0..1IdentifierLogical reference, when literal reference is not known
..... display SΣ0..1stringText alternative for the resource
... active ?!Σ0..1booleanWhether this patient's record is in active use
... name SΣ0..*HumanNameA name associated with the patient
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... use ?!Σ0..1codeusual | official | temp | nickname | anonymous | old | maiden
Binding: NameUse (required): The use of a human name.

.... text Σ1..1stringText representation of the full name
.... family Σ0..1stringFamily name (often called 'Surname')
.... given Σ0..*stringGiven names (not always 'first'). Includes middle names
This repeating element order: Given Names appear in the correct order for presenting the name
.... prefix Σ0..*stringParts that come before the name
This repeating element order: Prefixes appear in the correct order for presenting the name
.... suffix Σ0..*stringParts that come after the name
This repeating element order: Suffixes appear in the correct order for presenting the name
.... period Σ0..1PeriodTime period when name was/is in use
... telecom SΣ0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the individual
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... system SΣI0..1codephone | fax | email | pager | url | sms | other
Binding: ContactPointSystem (required): Telecommunications form for contact point.

.... value Σ1..1stringThe actual contact point details
.... use ?!Σ0..1codehome | work | temp | old | mobile - purpose of this contact point
Binding: ContactPointUse (required): Use of contact point.

.... rank Σ0..1positiveIntSpecify preferred order of use (1 = highest)
.... period Σ0..1PeriodTime period when the contact point was/is in use
... gender SΣ0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
Binding: AdministrativeGender (required): The gender of a person used for administrative purposes.

... birthDate SΣ0..1dateThe date of birth for the individual
... deceased[x] ?!Σ0..1Indicates if the individual is deceased or not
.... deceasedBooleanboolean
.... deceasedDateTimedateTime
... address SΣ0..*AddressAn address for the individual
... maritalStatus 0..1CodeableConceptMarital (civil) status of a patient
Binding: Marital Status Codes (extensible): The domestic partnership status of a person.

... multipleBirth[x] 0..1Whether patient is part of a multiple birth
.... multipleBirthBooleanboolean
.... multipleBirthIntegerinteger
... photo 0..*AttachmentImage of the patient
... contact I0..*BackboneElementA contact party (e.g. guardian, partner, friend) for the patient
pat-1: SHALL at least contain a contact's details or a reference to an organization
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized
.... relationship 0..*CodeableConceptThe kind of relationship
Binding: PatientContactRelationship (extensible): The nature of the relationship between a patient and a contact person for that patient.


.... name 0..1HumanNameA name associated with the contact person
.... telecom 0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the person
.... address 0..1AddressAddress for the contact person
.... gender 0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
Binding: AdministrativeGender (required): The gender of a person used for administrative purposes.

.... organization I0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that is associated with the contact
.... period 0..1PeriodThe period during which this contact person or organization is valid to be contacted relating to this patient
... communication 0..*BackboneElementA language which may be used to communicate with the patient about his or her health
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized
.... language 1..1CodeableConceptThe language which can be used to communicate with the patient about his or her health
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.

.... preferred 0..1booleanLanguage preference indicator
... generalPractitioner 0..*Reference(Organization | Practitioner | PractitionerRole)Patient's nominated primary care provider
... managingOrganization Σ0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that is the custodian of the patient record
... link ?!Σ0..*BackboneElementLink to another patient resource that concerns the same actual person
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized
.... other Σ1..1Reference(Patient | RelatedPerson)The other patient or related person resource that the link refers to
.... type Σ1..1codereplaced-by | replaces | refer | seealso
Binding: LinkType (required): The type of link between this patient resource and another patient resource.


doco Documentation for this format

Summary

Mandatory: 3 elements (4 nested mandatory elements)
Must-Support: 13 elements
Fixed Value: 1 element

Differential View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Patient 0..*PatientInformation about an individual or animal receiving health care services
... identifier S1..*IdentifierAn identifier for this patient
.... type S1..1CodeableConceptDescription of identifier
..... coding S0..*CodingCode defined by a terminology system
...... system 0..1uriIdentity of the terminology system
Fixed Value: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0203
...... code 1..1codeSymbol in syntax defined by the system
...... display 1..1stringRepresentation defined by the system
..... text S0..1stringPlain text representation of the concept
.... system S0..1uriThe namespace for the identifier value
.... value S1..1stringThe value that is unique
.... assigner
..... display S0..1stringText alternative for the resource
... name S0..*HumanNameA name associated with the patient
.... text 1..1stringText representation of the full name
... telecom S0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the individual
.... system S0..1codephone | fax | email | pager | url | sms | other
.... value 1..1stringThe actual contact point details
... gender S0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
... birthDate S0..1dateThe date of birth for the individual
... address S0..*AddressAn address for the individual

doco Documentation for this format

Snapshot View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Patient 0..*PatientInformation about an individual or animal receiving health care services
... id Σ0..1stringLogical id of this artifact
... meta Σ0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
... implicitRules ?!Σ0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
... language 0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.

... text 0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
... contained 0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
... modifierExtension ?!0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
... identifier SΣ1..*IdentifierAn identifier for this patient
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... use ?!Σ0..1codeusual | official | temp | secondary | old (If known)
Binding: IdentifierUse (required): Identifies the purpose for this identifier, if known .

.... type SΣ1..1CodeableConceptDescription of identifier
Binding: Identifier Type Codes (extensible): A coded type for an identifier that can be used to determine which identifier to use for a specific purpose.

..... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
..... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
..... coding SΣ0..*CodingCode defined by a terminology system
...... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
...... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
...... system Σ0..1uriIdentity of the terminology system
Fixed Value: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0203
...... version Σ0..1stringVersion of the system - if relevant
...... code Σ1..1codeSymbol in syntax defined by the system
...... display Σ1..1stringRepresentation defined by the system
...... userSelected Σ0..1booleanIf this coding was chosen directly by the user
..... text SΣ0..1stringPlain text representation of the concept
.... system SΣ0..1uriThe namespace for the identifier value
Example General: http://www.acme.com/identifiers/patient
.... value SΣ1..1stringThe value that is unique
Example General: 123456
.... period Σ0..1PeriodTime period when id is/was valid for use
.... assigner Σ0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that issued id (may be just text)
..... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
..... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
..... reference ΣI0..1stringLiteral reference, Relative, internal or absolute URL
..... type Σ0..1uriType the reference refers to (e.g. "Patient")
Binding: ResourceType (extensible): Aa resource (or, for logical models, the URI of the logical model).

..... identifier Σ0..1IdentifierLogical reference, when literal reference is not known
..... display SΣ0..1stringText alternative for the resource
... active ?!Σ0..1booleanWhether this patient's record is in active use
... name SΣ0..*HumanNameA name associated with the patient
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... use ?!Σ0..1codeusual | official | temp | nickname | anonymous | old | maiden
Binding: NameUse (required): The use of a human name.

.... text Σ1..1stringText representation of the full name
.... family Σ0..1stringFamily name (often called 'Surname')
.... given Σ0..*stringGiven names (not always 'first'). Includes middle names
This repeating element order: Given Names appear in the correct order for presenting the name
.... prefix Σ0..*stringParts that come before the name
This repeating element order: Prefixes appear in the correct order for presenting the name
.... suffix Σ0..*stringParts that come after the name
This repeating element order: Suffixes appear in the correct order for presenting the name
.... period Σ0..1PeriodTime period when name was/is in use
... telecom SΣ0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the individual
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... system SΣI0..1codephone | fax | email | pager | url | sms | other
Binding: ContactPointSystem (required): Telecommunications form for contact point.

.... value Σ1..1stringThe actual contact point details
.... use ?!Σ0..1codehome | work | temp | old | mobile - purpose of this contact point
Binding: ContactPointUse (required): Use of contact point.

.... rank Σ0..1positiveIntSpecify preferred order of use (1 = highest)
.... period Σ0..1PeriodTime period when the contact point was/is in use
... gender SΣ0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
Binding: AdministrativeGender (required): The gender of a person used for administrative purposes.

... birthDate SΣ0..1dateThe date of birth for the individual
... deceased[x] ?!Σ0..1Indicates if the individual is deceased or not
.... deceasedBooleanboolean
.... deceasedDateTimedateTime
... address SΣ0..*AddressAn address for the individual
... maritalStatus 0..1CodeableConceptMarital (civil) status of a patient
Binding: Marital Status Codes (extensible): The domestic partnership status of a person.

... multipleBirth[x] 0..1Whether patient is part of a multiple birth
.... multipleBirthBooleanboolean
.... multipleBirthIntegerinteger
... photo 0..*AttachmentImage of the patient
... contact I0..*BackboneElementA contact party (e.g. guardian, partner, friend) for the patient
pat-1: SHALL at least contain a contact's details or a reference to an organization
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized
.... relationship 0..*CodeableConceptThe kind of relationship
Binding: PatientContactRelationship (extensible): The nature of the relationship between a patient and a contact person for that patient.


.... name 0..1HumanNameA name associated with the contact person
.... telecom 0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the person
.... address 0..1AddressAddress for the contact person
.... gender 0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
Binding: AdministrativeGender (required): The gender of a person used for administrative purposes.

.... organization I0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that is associated with the contact
.... period 0..1PeriodThe period during which this contact person or organization is valid to be contacted relating to this patient
... communication 0..*BackboneElementA language which may be used to communicate with the patient about his or her health
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized
.... language 1..1CodeableConceptThe language which can be used to communicate with the patient about his or her health
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.

.... preferred 0..1booleanLanguage preference indicator
... generalPractitioner 0..*Reference(Organization | Practitioner | PractitionerRole)Patient's nominated primary care provider
... managingOrganization Σ0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that is the custodian of the patient record
... link ?!Σ0..*BackboneElementLink to another patient resource that concerns the same actual person
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized
.... other Σ1..1Reference(Patient | RelatedPerson)The other patient or related person resource that the link refers to
.... type Σ1..1codereplaced-by | replaces | refer | seealso
Binding: LinkType (required): The type of link between this patient resource and another patient resource.


doco Documentation for this format

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