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desired ultimate achievement of a healthcare process addressing health needs


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: health objective; 
Synonym: intended outcome; 
Plural: health objectives; 


NOTE A health objective could be expressed as one or several target conditions to be reached within a specified date and time.



Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - health objective

Required associations

one or more care plans targets one or more health objectives
one or more healthcare goals contributes to achievement of one or more health objectives
a number of health objectives addresses one or more health needs

Optional associations

a number of target conditions represents a number of health objectives


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