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-Practitioner

This profile sets minimum expectations for the Practitioner resource to record, search, and fetch basic demographics and other administrative information about an individual practitioner. 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/Practitioner

This profile builds on Practitioner


Summary

Mandatory: 3 elements (8 nested mandatory elements)
Must-Support: 17 elements
Fixed Value: 1 element

Structures

This structure refers to these other structures:

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Practitioner 0..*PractitionerA person with a formal responsibility in the provisioning of healthcare or related services
... identifier S1..*IdentifierAn identifier for the person as this agent
.... use S0..1codeusual | official | temp | secondary | old (If known)
.... 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 0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that issued id (may be just text)
..... display S0..1stringText alternative for the resource
... name S0..*HumanNameThe name(s) associated with the practitioner
.... text 1..1stringText representation of the full name
... telecom S0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the practitioner (that apply to all roles)
.... system S0..1codephone | fax | email | pager | url | sms | other
.... value 1..1stringThe actual contact point details
.... use S0..1codehome | work | temp | old | mobile - purpose of this contact point
... address S0..*AddressAddress(es) of the practitioner that are not role specific (typically home address)
... gender S0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
... birthDate S0..1dateThe date on which the practitioner was born
... photo
.... contentType 1..1codeMime type of the content, with charset etc.
.... data 1..1base64BinaryData inline, base64ed
... qualification
.... code
..... coding S0..*CodingCode defined by a terminology system
...... code 1..1codeSymbol in syntax defined by the system
...... display 1..1stringRepresentation defined by the system
..... text S0..1stringPlain text representation of the concept

doco Documentation for this format
NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Practitioner 0..*PractitionerA person with a formal responsibility in the provisioning of healthcare or related 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 the person as this agent
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... use ?!SΣ0..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 practitioner's record is in active use
... name SΣ0..*HumanNameThe name(s) associated with the practitioner
.... 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 practitioner (that apply to all roles)
.... 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 ?!SΣ0..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
... address SΣ0..*AddressAddress(es) of the practitioner that are not role specific (typically home address)
... gender SΣ0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
Binding: AdministrativeGender (required): The gender of a person used for administrative purposes.

... birthDate SΣ0..1dateThe date on which the practitioner was born
... photo 0..*AttachmentImage of the person
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... contentType Σ1..1codeMime type of the content, with charset etc.
Binding: Mime Types (required): The mime type of an attachment. Any valid mime type is allowed.


Example General: text/plain; charset=UTF-8, image/png
.... language Σ0..1codeHuman language of the content (BCP-47)
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.


Example General: en-AU
.... data 1..1base64BinaryData inline, base64ed
.... url Σ0..1urlUri where the data can be found
Example General: http://www.acme.com/logo-small.png
.... size Σ0..1unsignedIntNumber of bytes of content (if url provided)
.... hash Σ0..1base64BinaryHash of the data (sha-1, base64ed)
.... title Σ0..1stringLabel to display in place of the data
Example General: Official Corporate Logo
.... creation Σ0..1dateTimeDate attachment was first created
... qualification 0..*BackboneElementCertification, licenses, or training pertaining to the provision of care
.... 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
.... identifier 0..*IdentifierAn identifier for this qualification for the practitioner
.... code 1..1CodeableConceptCoded representation of the qualification
Binding: v2 table 0360, Version 2.7 (example): Specific qualification the practitioner has to provide a service.

..... 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
...... 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
.... period 0..1PeriodPeriod during which the qualification is valid
.... issuer 0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that regulates and issues the qualification
... communication 0..*CodeableConceptA language the practitioner can use in patient communication
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.



doco Documentation for this format

Summary

Mandatory: 3 elements (8 nested mandatory elements)
Must-Support: 17 elements
Fixed Value: 1 element

Structures

This structure refers to these other structures:

Differential View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Practitioner 0..*PractitionerA person with a formal responsibility in the provisioning of healthcare or related services
... identifier S1..*IdentifierAn identifier for the person as this agent
.... use S0..1codeusual | official | temp | secondary | old (If known)
.... 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 0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that issued id (may be just text)
..... display S0..1stringText alternative for the resource
... name S0..*HumanNameThe name(s) associated with the practitioner
.... text 1..1stringText representation of the full name
... telecom S0..*ContactPointA contact detail for the practitioner (that apply to all roles)
.... system S0..1codephone | fax | email | pager | url | sms | other
.... value 1..1stringThe actual contact point details
.... use S0..1codehome | work | temp | old | mobile - purpose of this contact point
... address S0..*AddressAddress(es) of the practitioner that are not role specific (typically home address)
... gender S0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
... birthDate S0..1dateThe date on which the practitioner was born
... photo
.... contentType 1..1codeMime type of the content, with charset etc.
.... data 1..1base64BinaryData inline, base64ed
... qualification
.... code
..... coding S0..*CodingCode defined by a terminology system
...... code 1..1codeSymbol in syntax defined by the system
...... display 1..1stringRepresentation defined by the system
..... text S0..1stringPlain text representation of the concept

doco Documentation for this format

Snapshot View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Practitioner 0..*PractitionerA person with a formal responsibility in the provisioning of healthcare or related 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 the person as this agent
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... use ?!SΣ0..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 practitioner's record is in active use
... name SΣ0..*HumanNameThe name(s) associated with the practitioner
.... 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 practitioner (that apply to all roles)
.... 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 ?!SΣ0..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
... address SΣ0..*AddressAddress(es) of the practitioner that are not role specific (typically home address)
... gender SΣ0..1codemale | female | other | unknown
Binding: AdministrativeGender (required): The gender of a person used for administrative purposes.

... birthDate SΣ0..1dateThe date on which the practitioner was born
... photo 0..*AttachmentImage of the person
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... contentType Σ1..1codeMime type of the content, with charset etc.
Binding: Mime Types (required): The mime type of an attachment. Any valid mime type is allowed.


Example General: text/plain; charset=UTF-8, image/png
.... language Σ0..1codeHuman language of the content (BCP-47)
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.


Example General: en-AU
.... data 1..1base64BinaryData inline, base64ed
.... url Σ0..1urlUri where the data can be found
Example General: http://www.acme.com/logo-small.png
.... size Σ0..1unsignedIntNumber of bytes of content (if url provided)
.... hash Σ0..1base64BinaryHash of the data (sha-1, base64ed)
.... title Σ0..1stringLabel to display in place of the data
Example General: Official Corporate Logo
.... creation Σ0..1dateTimeDate attachment was first created
... qualification 0..*BackboneElementCertification, licenses, or training pertaining to the provision of care
.... 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
.... identifier 0..*IdentifierAn identifier for this qualification for the practitioner
.... code 1..1CodeableConceptCoded representation of the qualification
Binding: v2 table 0360, Version 2.7 (example): Specific qualification the practitioner has to provide a service.

..... 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
...... 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
.... period 0..1PeriodPeriod during which the qualification is valid
.... issuer 0..1Reference(Organization)Organization that regulates and issues the qualification
... communication 0..*CodeableConceptA language the practitioner can use in patient communication
Binding: CommonLanguages (preferred)
Max Binding: AllLanguages: A human language.



doco Documentation for this format

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