Release 4 HL7 Version 2 Table 0906

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This is a table defined as part of HL7 v2 .


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Title:v2 ActPriority

FHIR Value set/code system definition for HL7 v2 table 0906 ( ActPriority)

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Note: V2 code systems may or may not be case sensitive. V2 Code systems will have the CodeSystem.caseSensitive correctly populated in a future version of this specification.

This value set is not currently used


A ASAP - As soon as possible, next highest priority after statadded v2.7
CR Callback results - filler should contact the placer as soon as results are available, even for preliminary resultsadded v2.7
CS Callback for scheduling - Filler should contact the placer (or target) to schedule the service.added v2.7
CSP Callback placer for scheduling - filler should contact the placer to schedule the serviceadded v2.7
CSR Contact recipient for scheduling - Filler should contact the service recipient (target) to schedule the serviceadded v2.7
EL Elective - Beneficial to the patient but not essential for survival.added v2.7
EM Emergency - An unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate actionadded v2.7
P Preop - Used to indicate that a service is to be performed prior to a scheduled surgery. When ordering a service and using the pre-op priority, a check is done to see the amount of time that must be allowed for performance of the service. When the orderadded v2.7
PRN As needed - An "as needed" order should be accompanied by a description of what constitutes a need. This description is represented by an observation service predicate as a precondition.added v2.7
R Routine - Routine service, do at usual work hoursadded v2.7
RR Rush reporting - A report should be prepared and sent as quickly as possibleadded v2.7
S Stat - With highest priority (e.g. emergency).added v2.7
T Timing critical - It is critical to come as close as possible to the requested time (e.g. for a through antimicrobial level).added v2.7
UD Use as directed - Drug is to be used as directed by the prescriber.added v2.7
UR Urgent - Calls for prompt actionadded v2.7