Release 4


Vocabulary Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: Informative

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v2.NameUse (

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DRAFT. Published on Jan 21, 2021 3:34:20 PM by HL7 (FHIR Project) (,

Source Concept DetailsEquivalenceDestination Concept Details
Code from NameUseCode from v2 Name Type
usual (Usual)equivalentD (Customary Name)
official (Official)equivalentL (Official Registry Name)
temp (Temp)equivalentTEMP (Temporary Name)
nickname (Nickname)equivalentN (Nickname)
anonymous (Anonymous)equivalentS (Pseudonym)
old (Old)widerNOUSE (No Longer To Be Used)
widerBAD (Bad Name)
maiden (Name changed for Marriage)equivalentM (Maiden Name)



Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.