Release 4 Code System

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 1Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Types of resources that are part of group.

Committee:FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.285 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: GroupType (Types of resources that are part of group.)
  • ValueSet: GroupType (Types of resources that are part of group.)

Types of resources that are part of group.

This code system defines the following codes:

person PersonGroup contains "person" Patient resources.
animal AnimalGroup contains "animal" Patient resources.
practitioner PractitionerGroup contains healthcare practitioner resources (Practitioner or PractitionerRole).
device DeviceGroup contains Device resources.
medication MedicationGroup contains Medication resources.
substance SubstanceGroup contains Substance resources.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code