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HL7 PurposeOfUse

Value Set HL7 PurposeOfUse - 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.20448
Code System ActReason - 2.16.840.1.113883.5.8
Source HL7
Source URL http://www.hl7.org/v3ballotarchive/v3ballot/html/infrastructure/vocabulary/vocabulary.html
Definition Reason for performing one or more operations on information, which may be permitted by source system???s security policy in accordance with one or more privacy policies and consent directives.
Description The rationale or purpose for an act relating to the management of personal health information, such as collecting personal health information for research or public health purposes. This value set specifies codes for "Treatment", "Payment", "Operations", etc. The readers are encouraged to refer to the source value set definitions for a comprehensive description and explanation of codes.