Encounter

Terminology Bindings

Encounter.identifier.type
Encounter.type
  • Description
    • The type of encounter.
  • Note
    • Currently not bound to any terminology.
Encounter.priority
Encounter.participant.type
Encounter.reason
  • Description
    • The type of encounter.
  • Note
    • Currently not bound to any terminology. The value would always be returned as a free-text value.
Encounter.hospitalization.admitSource
  • Description
    • From where patient was admitted.
  • AdmitSource
Encounter.hospitalization.dietPreference
  • Description
    • Medical, cultural or ethical food preferences to help with catering requirements.
  • Diet
Encounter.hospitalization.specialCourtesy
Encounter.hospitalization.specialArrangement
Encounter.hospitalization.dischargeDisposition

Contained Location Bindings

Location.type

Search for Encounters that meet supplied query parameters:

GET /Encounter?:parameters

Implementation Notes

Authorization Types

Parameters

Name Required? Type Description
_id This or patient token The logical resource id associated with the Encounter. Example: 7891
patient This or _id reference The patient present at the encounter. Example: 12345

Response

Status: 200 OK
{
  "entry": [
    {
      "fullUrl": "https://fhir-open.sandboxcerner.com/dstu2/0b8a0111-e8e6-4c26-a91c-5069cbc6b1ca/Encounter/4027918",
      "resource": {
        "class": "inpatient",
        "id": "4027918",
        "identifier": [
          {
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
            },
            "system": "urn:oid:3.3.3.3.3.3",
            "type": {
              "text": "FIN NBR"
            },
            "use": "usual",
            "value": "20003412"
          }
        ],
        "location": [
          {
            "location": {
              "display": "Baseline East Medical Center, BE Hospital, 1N, 0152, A",
              "reference": "Location/35646785"
            },
            "status": "completed"
          }
        ],
        "meta": {
          "lastUpdated": "2016-06-27T15:01:18.000Z",
          "versionId": "1"
        },
        "participant": [
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Who, Doctor",
              "reference": "Practitioner/1"
            },
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-11-09T18:07:16.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "ADM",
                    "display": "admitter",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Admitting Physician"
              }
            ]
          },
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Song, River",
              "reference": "Practitioner/2048007"
            },
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-11-09T15:44:00.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "ADM",
                    "display": "admitter",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Admitting Physician"
              }
            ]
          },
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Strange, Doctor",
              "reference": "Practitioner/1912007"
            },
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "ADM",
                    "display": "admitter",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Admitting Physician"
              }
            ]
          },
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Strange, Doctor",
              "reference": "Practitioner/1912007"
            },
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "ATND",
                    "display": "attender",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Attending Physician"
              }
            ]
          },
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Strange, Doctor",
              "reference": "Practitioner/1912007"
            },
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-06-27T15:03:36.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "PPRF",
                    "display": "primary performer",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Ordering Physician"
              }
            ]
          },
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Frankenstein, Doctor",
              "reference": "Practitioner/1590015"
            },
            "period": {
              "end": "2016-06-23T18:34:38.000Z",
              "start": "2016-06-23T18:34:38.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "PART",
                    "display": "Participation",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Other"
              }
            ]
          },
          {
            "individual": {
              "display": "Strange, Doctor",
              "reference": "Practitioner/1912007"
            },
            "period": {
              "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
            },
            "type": [
              {
                "coding": [
                  {
                    "code": "REF",
                    "display": "referrer",
                    "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
                    "userSelected": false
                  }
                ],
                "text": "Referring Physician"
              }
            ]
          }
        ],
        "patient": {
          "display": "Smart, Joe",
          "reference": "Patient/4342010"
        },
        "period": {
          "start": "2016-06-22T21:05:00.000Z"
        },
        "resourceType": "Encounter",
        "serviceProvider": {
          "reference": "Organization/619848"
        },
        "status": "finished",
        "text": {
          "div": "<div><p><b>Encounter</b></p><p><b>Location</b>: Baseline East Medical Center, BE Hospital, 1N, 0152, A</p><p><b>Type</b>: Inpatient</p><p><b>Status</b>: Discharged</p><p><b>Period Start Date</b>: Wed Jun 22 21:05:00 2016 (UTC)</p><p><b>Attending Physician</b>: Strange, Doctor</p></div>",
          "status": "generated"
        },
        "type": [
          {
            "text": "Inpatient"
          }
        ]
      }
    }
  ],
  "id": "9ae23e0d-8335-4dec-ba53-6dabe322dd43",
  "link": [
    {
      "relation": "self",
      "url": "https://fhir-open.sandboxcerner.com/dstu2/0b8a0111-e8e6-4c26-a91c-5069cbc6b1ca/Encounter?patient=4342010"
    }
  ],
  "resourceType": "Bundle",
  "total": 1,
  "type": "searchset"
}

Retrieve by id

List an individual Encounter by its id:

GET /Encounter/:id

Implementation Notes

Authorization Types

Response

Status: 200 OK
{
  "resourceType": "Encounter",
  "id": "4027918",
  "meta": {
    "versionId": "1",
    "lastUpdated": "2016-06-27T15:01:18.000Z"
  },
  "text": {
    "status": "generated",
    "div": "<div><p><b>Encounter</b></p><p><b>Location</b>: Baseline East Medical Center, BE Hospital, 1N, 0152, A</p><p><b>Type</b>: Inpatient</p><p><b>Status</b>: Discharged</p><p><b>Period Start Date</b>: Wed Jun 22 21:05:00 2016 (UTC)</p><p><b>Attending Physician</b>: Who, Doctor</p></div>"
  },
  "identifier": [
    {
      "use": "usual",
      "type": {
        "text": "FIN NBR"
      },
      "system": "urn:oid:3.3.3.3.3.3",
      "value": "20003412",
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
      }
    }
  ],
  "status": "finished",
  "class": "inpatient",
  "type": [
    {
      "text": "Inpatient"
    }
  ],
  "patient": {
    "reference": "Patient/4342010",
    "display": "Smart, Joe"
  },
  "participant": [
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "ADM",
              "display": "admitter",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Admitting Physician"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-11-09T18:07:16.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/1",
        "display": "Who, Doctor"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "ADM",
              "display": "admitter",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Admitting Physician"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-11-09T15:44:00.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/2048007",
        "display": "Song, River"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "ADM",
              "display": "admitter",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Admitting Physician"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/1912007",
        "display": "Who, Doctor"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "ATND",
              "display": "attender",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Attending Physician"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/1912007",
        "display": "Song, River"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "PPRF",
              "display": "primary performer",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Ordering Physician"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-06-27T15:03:36.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/1912007",
        "display": "Song, River"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "PART",
              "display": "Participation",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Other"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-06-23T18:34:38.000Z",
        "end": "2016-06-23T18:34:38.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/1590015",
        "display": "Strange, Doctor"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": [
        {
          "coding": [
            {
              "system": "http://hl7.org/fhir/v3/ParticipationType",
              "code": "REF",
              "display": "referrer",
              "userSelected": false
            }
          ],
          "text": "Referring Physician"
        }
      ],
      "period": {
        "start": "2016-06-22T21:06:58.000Z"
      },
      "individual": {
        "reference": "Practitioner/1912007",
        "display": "Song, River"
      }
    }
  ],
  "period": {
    "start": "2016-06-22T21:05:00.000Z"
  },
  "location": [
    {
      "location": {
        "reference": "Location/35646785",
        "display": "Baseline East Medical Center, BE Hospital, 1N, 0152, A"
      },
      "status": "completed"
    }
  ],
  "serviceProvider": {
    "reference": "Organization/619848"
  }
}