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Health Status Observation

[Observation: templateId]

The health status observation records information about the current health status of the patient.

  1. SHALL conform to CCD Problem Health Status Observation template (templateId: 2.16.840.1.113883.
  2. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] text
  3. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] value, which SHALL be selected from ValueSet HealthStatusValue STATIC
  4. The 'text' elements SHALL contain a 'reference' element pointing to the narrative where the severity is recorded, rather than duplicate text to avoid ambiguity.
    • [OCL]: not self.text.reference.oclIsUndefined()

Health Status Observation example

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<observation xmlns:xsi="" xmlns="urn:hl7-org:v3" xsi:schemaLocation="urn:hl7-org:v3 CDA.xsd" classCode="OBS" moodCode="EVN">
  <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
  <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
  <templateId root=""/>
  <id root="1474313946"/>
  <code code="11323-3" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" codeSystemName="LOINC" displayName="Health status"/>
  <statusCode code="completed"/>
    <low value="2011"/>
    <high value="2011"/>