CommonTypes Schema
EncounterStart Simple Type
 

Description

EncounterStart is the date and time at which the patient comes under the care of a responsible clinician. • For Elective patients this will typically be the date and time of the visit registration/admission on arrival of the patient at the healthcare facility. • For Emergency patients this will typically be the date and time of the registration and admission on arrival of the patient at the healthcare facility. • For Transfer patients between facilities (i.e. inter-hospital transfers), this will typically be the date and time of the visit registration and admission on arrival of the patient at the receiving healthcare facility. • For Livebirth this will typically be the date and time of the registration and admission of the newborn at the healthcare facility. The Encounter start will also be the date and time of birth. • For Stillbirth this will typically be the date and time of the registration of the stillborn at the healthcare facility. The Encounter start will also be the date and time of stillbirth. • For Death on arrival this will typically be the date and time of the visit registration on arrival of the patient at the healthcare facility for pronouncement. • For PriorRequest/Authorization, this could refer also to the date on which the Encounter is scheduled/prescribed to be started (e.g. for elective procedures) Restrictions: Needs to be after 1/1/1900 and before the present except for PriorRequest/Authorizations of future services where it could be after TransactionDate and after the present Restrictions: Needs to be after 1/1/1900 and before the present.

 

Type

restriction of DateTimeForm
 

Facets

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