MedMij FHIR IG - Procedure
Publication date: 02-10-2017
Status wikipage: final
The concept Procedure indicates a therapeutic procedure undergone by the patient. If relevant, diagnostic procedures can be listed as well. A procedure can be a simple blood pressure measurement, but also a complex heart surgery.
A procedure is carried out as part of a planned policy or to obtain additional information in the diagnostic process. Procedures are documented to gain insight into the treatment of a patient. In addition, procedures are documented for administrative purposes such as invoicing and workload measurement, scientific research and/or education.